August 4, 2017

Opioid Misuse Among Older Adults

Earlier this summer we wrote about an alarming trend of overdose deaths involving older Americans. Overdose is quite common among opioid users, but people over the age of 50 are far more likely to be on several other medications. Compared to younger adults, that is. The mixture of opioids...

July 21, 2017

Cannabis States Rights Advocates Push Back

We know that marijuana is not a safe drug. However, it is a lot less dangerous than most other drugs, including alcohol. That is not to say that is should be illegal, leading to the imprisonment of thousands of nonviolent drug offenders. But, rather common sense policies should be...

February 23, 2017

Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative

Last summer, we wrote at length about the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI). Since that time, we are pleased to report that versions of the program have been adopted all over the country. In case you were not able to read the article about PAARI, otherwise known...

October 28, 2016

INTERNET ADDICTION: THE REALITY CRISIS

You might scoff at the idea. Being addicted to the Internet? That's not a thing. That's like telling your loved one he or she is a workaholic, just because you miss them, right? It's just another tiresome example of a generational gap difference."Would it kill you to put down...

June 22, 2016

Mandatory Addiction Treatment Can Be Ineffective

In the circles of addiction recovery around the globe, it is often said that people with substance use disorder need to want to get better in order to do so—often times a “rock bottom” experience is required for such a desire to arise. The friends and families of addicts...

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