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A new Jefferson Health program offers holistic approach to treating addiction

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Addiction

Drug users and unhoused people consider their next paths ahead of city's crackdown in Kensington

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Addiction

Shortage of alcohol dependency drug threatens many in recovery – at a time when booze sales are up

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Opioids

As fentanyl increasingly taints cocaine and other stimulants, drug testing strips are needed to save lives, officials say

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Mental Health

Half of the world's population will experience mental illness by age 75, study says

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Children's Health

Number of children hospitalized after ingesting marijuana has spiked in recent years, likely due to edibles

Music

Roots Picnic headliner Lil Uzi Vert discusses 7-month rehab stint in newly published interview

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Mental Health

Penn Medicine to open mental health care hub at former Mercy Hospital

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Government

Camden County to bolster mental health services, addiction treatment with money from opioid settlement

Camden County Opioid Settlement

Addiction

In Pennsylvania, expanding collegiate recovery programs offer lifelines to students battling addiction

Pennsylvania Collegiate Recovery Programs

Development

Affordable housing complex for people in recovery from substance abuse to open in West Philly

Opioids

Penn's virtual 'warmline' aims to improve access to opioid use disorder treatment among marginalized communities

Mental Health

New suicide prevention 'lifeline' aims to increase access to mental health professionals

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Mental Health

Mental illnesses may increase risk for COVID-19 breakthrough cases, study finds

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Mental Health

Conversion therapy increases LGBTQ people's risk of depression, suicide, study finds

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Mental Health

New behavioral health initiative aims to better address depression, anxiety in Southeastern Pennsylvania

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Addiction

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

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Caron Treatment Centers receives grant funding to help Black families pay for substance use disorder treatment

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Wellness

New wellness app, VetTriage, aims to boost veterans' health through resiliency

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Adult Health

Well City Challenge seeks innovative ideas to improve millennial health

Well City Challenge

Addiction

College students are drinking less alcohol, but smoking more weed

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Addiction

People with substance use disorder need action plans to mitigate COVID-19 risk, addiction experts say

COVID-19 Addiction

Addiction

America is drinking its way through the coronavirus crisis – and that's no party

Coronavirus Alcohol Sales

Illness

Six months after Philly's hepatitis A outbreak, cases have dropped sharply

Philly health department response to Hepatitis A outbreak

Health News

Marijuana-alcohol combo linked to riskier behavior in Penn State study

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Addiction

One in five adults regret posting to social media while on drugs, new study says

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Adult Health

Millennials more likely to struggle to meet people than older generations, study finds

Millennials Loneliness Social Isolation

Children's Health

Pediatric mental health programming in New Jersey just got a big boost

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Children's Health

Teen vaping surged within the last year, survey says

Running

Philly woman to make dream run in her first NYC Marathon

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Addiction

For students on road to recovery, college program offers a safe place away from parties

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Studies

Study: Being bullied early on can lead to depression, substance abuse

Alcohol

Rats drink more alcohol when they're stressed, Penn study finds

Legislation

Wolf signs package of bills to combat heroin, opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania

Addiction

Radnor specialist helps people wage addiction battle she knows too well

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Drugs

Upper Darby police debut program connecting heroin addicts to rehab

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Addiction

Study: N.J. heroin epidemic may be leading to rise in hepatitis C

Substance Abuse

KOP rehab company gets $231.5M to open eight recovery centers

Drug Addiction

Former NBA player to share recovery story at Camden addiction summit

Heroin

Narcan gives N.J. woman a second chance at a life worth living

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