November 19, 2020

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act

More and more Americans favor legalizing marijuana, a drug that is illegal on the Federal level. Tens of millions of adults consider cannabis use safe, as evidenced by the number of states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use.  Earlier this month, more states passed cannabis initiatives, including conservative...

November 11, 2020

Suicide and Substance Use Disorders Among Veterans

Veterans Day is a time to acknowledge the service of the brave men and women who served in our country and overseas. We cannot thank such individuals enough for their bravery. During Veterans Day 2020, we would also like to draw your attention to some startling statistics.  Hopefully, you are...

November 5, 2020

In Search of Me

We do not have to live our lives based upon someone else’s story. We all have the power to rediscover, reflect and repair to create our own lives of recovery.Many addicts and alcoholics have experienced a sense of loss of self from a very young age....

November 3, 2020

A Restful Addiction Recovery

In early addiction recovery, men and women learn that it's necessary to replace old, unhealthy behaviors with new, beneficial ones. This will look different for each individual, of course, but some things are relatively consistent.  Once you are on the more comfortable end of your detox, specific actions are required...

October 27, 2020

Prescription Painkillers to Opioid Addiction

Prescription opioids are not to be taken lightly. Drugs like OxyContin, Percocet, and Vicodin are prescribed at unbelievably high rates, even amid an opioid addiction epidemic. While such drugs can alleviate pain, they are highly addictive and can dramatically alter the course of one's life.  Last week, we shared the...

October 21, 2020

Fewer Young Adults Abuse Alcohol

Alcohol and marijuana are mind-altering substances that can significantly impact the course of one's life. Both are legal for adults to use, but they are not without their risks. Moreover, those who begin using at a young age are apt to experience a myriad of consequences.  Disordered drinking is one...

October 16, 2020

Prescription Opioid Abuse Declines

Opioid use disorder most often begins with prescription painkillers, either prescribed by a doctor or diverted from a friend or family member. Opioid narcotics like oxycodone and hydrocodone are highly addictive. The former medication has made a lot of news in recent years owing to the litany of lawsuits...

October 2, 2020

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020

This year has been challenging for hundreds of millions of people across the globe. Even those who have not been directly affected by COVID-19 can still struggle with issues beneath the surface. The pandemic's mental health impact will likely be lasting, and it's crucial that we have open and...

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