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September 27, 2022

Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and the Role of Family & Friends

  • Addiction, Treatment

A conversation with Monica Taylor-Desir, M.D., M.P.H., a member of the board of the APA Foundation, and Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A., APA president-elect on what addiction looks like, what treatment looks like, and how family and friends can help a person in recovery.

September 26, 2022

Recovery is a Process

  • Addiction

National Recovery Month in September highlights the issue on the issue of recovery from mental health and substance use disorders. As an addiction psychiatrist, I hope that attention to recovery continues throughout the year. For many people receiving treatment, recovery is a continuous journey. There is no end or month of celebration; rather it is an ongoing process. 

August 31, 2021

Most Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Have Tried to Quit

  • Addiction, Patients and Families

More than half of middle and high schoolers who use e-cigarettes said that they intend to quit and about two-thirds had tried to quit during the past year, according to a recent study in Pediatrics.

May 17, 2021

Cannabis: Understanding the Risks

  • Addiction, Patients and Families

At a recent session at the APA Annual Meeting, a panel of psychiatrists addressed many of the common misconceptions around cannabis. With more states legalizing cannabis and changing public perceptions, there is confusion around its safety and uses.

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