Tag Archives: substance use disorder

What are the treatments for addiction?

Addictive disorders are a group of disorders that can cause physical and psychological damage. Receiving treatment is essential for breaking the cycle of addiction. However, as a chronic disease, addiction is difficult to treat and requires on-going care. In the United States, around 8.1 percent of the population, or 21.7 million people, either...

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Fairbanks offers helpline for parents of adolescents facing drug and alcohol issues

Fairbanks has debuted a new adolescent helpline for parents of adolescents who are struggling with substance use issues. The helpline is focused on adolescents and males ages 19-24 who are struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Anyone may call the helpline at 317-691-7119 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday to talk with trained counse...

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