opioid misuse

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Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain

New research may offer an effective, economical and lifesaving intervention to help halt the ongoing opioid crisis.


Cultivating joy through mindfulness

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.