October 31, 2018

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic. Few Medical Schools Teach Addiction. – The New York Times

BOSTON — To the medical students, the patient was a conundrum. According to his chart, he had residual pain from a leg injury sustained while working […]
October 10, 2018

Meth is making a comeback while America obsesses about opioids

In the shadows of the nationwide opioid crisis, another threat looms. Methamphetamine use is on the rise in small rural pockets of the country, from Oklahoma and […]
September 24, 2018

Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs – Vox

Meet alcohol, the drug making people run around nude and collapse in the streets. What if the media covered alcohol like it does other drugs? This […]
August 31, 2018

Can You Get Addicted to Pot? – The Atlantic

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not […]
August 10, 2018

Teens Need Parents Who Understand Addiction

Parents should be upfront about the risk of substance use and at the same time, avoid fear mongering. The teenage years are a time of huge […]
July 27, 2018

The Hidden Connection Between Addiction and Mental Illness

Nearly half of all clients walking into addiction treatment have an underlying mental illness. Around 40 percent, to be exact. This equates to nearly eight million […]