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April 26, 2020
Lauren Pearson, left, and Nina Marchessault talk about being in recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, April 22, at their residence in St. Paul. “It’s like the feeling of being isolated is bringing back what it felt like when I was using,” Pearson said. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Addiction recovery support goes virtual amid pandemic, and it’s left some vulnerable to relapse
April 26, 2020 - 4:37pm
April 12, 2020
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Virtual clinic for opioid use disorder opens amid COVID-19 pandemic
April 12, 2020 - 5:06pm
February 13, 2020
Eckert Youth Homes in Williston will become the only publicly-funded adolescent treatment program in the state. (Photo provided by Eckert Youth Homes)
North Dakota expands addiction and mental health treatment for teens
February 13, 2020 - 12:11pm
January 16, 2020
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, or the NCPG, compulsive gambling affects approximately 2 million U.S. adults — roughly 1% of the U.S. adult population. Forum News Service file photo
Rate of gambling addiction still unclear in Minnesota
January 16, 2020 - 4:42pm
November 30, 2019
Ryan Pomerico, a recovering meth addict from Huron, S.D., is seven months sober and now has a relationship with his son Landon, 12, where they both said they didn't have one before. (Matt Gade / Forum News Service)
Recovering South Dakota meth addict recounts years of addiction and what it took to reach sobriety
November 30, 2019 - 6:01am
November 24, 2019
North Dakota first lady Kathryn Burgum and Gov. Doug Burgum are champions for the recently created Office of Recovery Reinvented. The office is guided by a seven-person advisory council chaired by the first lady, who has advocated recovery from addiction in sharing her personal story as a recovering alcoholic. Mike McLeary / Bismarck Tribune
Burgums hopeful for continuation of addiction services, but its fate up to future governors
November 24, 2019 - 8:00am
November 18, 2019
'Meth. We're on it.' Noem announces launch of aggressive meth campaign in South Dakota
November 18, 2019 - 11:39am
Ed Kressy with San Francisco Police Capt. Renee Pagano earlier this year. Photo courtesy of Ed Kressy
How I became friends with the police officer who locked me up
November 18, 2019 - 8:30am
October 25, 2019
First lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum speaks about addiction and mental health issues facing North Dakotans and her plans for the upcoming, third annual Recovery Reinvented conference slated for Nov. 12 in Bismarck. Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Heraldplay button
North Dakota's first lady takes aim at stigma of addiction
October 25, 2019 - 6:05pm
October 16, 2019
Jess Przybylski is pictured outside of her home in Chippewa Falls with her children Zander, left, and Peyton on Sept. 25, 2019. Przybylski started using methamphetamine after the father of her children died in a car crash.She is now an advocate for meth recovery. Parker Schorr | The Cap Times via Minnesota Public Radio
While millions are spent to fight opioid epidemic, a meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin
October 16, 2019 - 11:40am
September 18, 2019
After fighting from the depths of opioid addiction, a Fargo woman hopes to help others
September 18, 2019 - 8:06am
September 11, 2019
Winona State assistant professor Jacob Duncan has published a mathematical model of addiction. Photo: Paul Scottplay button
Beating addiction, it turns out, follows natural law
September 11, 2019 - 6:03pm
August 18, 2019
The average number of hours of leisure time spent online varied from state to state., according to data from 2013 to 2017 from the American Time Use Survey. The survey included time spent downloading files, using social media, browsing the web and other leisure-related activities.
Survey reveals which states spend most, least time online
August 18, 2019 - 9:30am
July 9, 2019
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota building in south Fargo in February 2015. Forum News Service
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota hit with $125,000 fine for improperly denying claims
July 9, 2019 - 8:00am
June 26, 2019
Kari Rutman stands with her friend Kay Beckman in front of the Farmington home they are transforming into Risen Recovery, a half-way house for moms coming from treatment or jail. The house should open in about three weeks and can take up to eight women. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Former addict opens her heart and a home for moms in recovery
June 26, 2019 - 11:11am
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