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Informative articles, interviews, op-eds, blogs and findings from MAP are posted here regularly.

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April 1, 2019   Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSSs), also known as peer support providers or peer recovery coaches, are an emerging specialized group in the healthcare space that fill a needed gap in the addiction care continuum....

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February 20, 2019   Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

First responders in Newark confront accidental opioid poisoning multiple times a shift. It has become commonplace for them to administer life-saving doses of Narcan, a drug that temporarily reverses the opioid overdose....

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December 23, 2018   Dr. Thomas G. Kimball

We are in the midst of a crisis of untreated and undertreated mental health and substance use disorders. The negative impact and consequences for individuals, families, communities, and our nation are staggering. We, as a nation, are hurting....

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October 8, 2018   Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

A growing body of research seems to suggest that this rise in the popularity of Cryptocurrencies havw also possibly given rise to a new type of addiction...

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September 5, 2018   Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

The addiction epidemic, including the current opioid crisis, has brought the level of addiction-related incarcerations and accidental drug overdoses to unprecedented new levels. The current state of affairs has created a great strain on the operating ability of state and federal criminal justice systems in America. ...

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June 24, 2018   Thomas G. Kimball, PhD

"Those who suffer deserve a proper medical/clinical label to destigmatize this life-threatening disease, and move forward toward effective forms of recovery"...


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