December 14, 2016

Monitoring the Future Survey On Drug Use

Preventing teenage drug and alcohol use is, and should be, a top priority among lawmakers and health experts in the United States. It is no easy task, but the mental health community knows that the longer one can refrain from using mind altering substances during the developmental stage of...

November 18, 2016

Facing Addiction in America

Addiction is a clinically accepted form of mental illness, a debilitating disease of the brain that can steal everything good from you—even your life. Certainly, people have been dying from alcohol and tobacco related complications for millennia, even though those substances are typically legal for adult consumption in today’s...

November 2, 2016

Children Dying of Opioid Overdoses

Parents who use drugs and/or alcohol in unhealthy ways are at risk of seriously impacting their children. Setting aside the fact that addiction often runs in the family (that is, there is a heredity factor to consider), exposure to unhealthy behaviors can lead children to adopting such behaviors themselves....

August 3, 2016

Addiction Stigma: Shifting Cultural Perception

Ending the American opioid epidemic, arguably, starts with killing the stigma that has long accompanied people living with substance use disorders. For centuries those suffering from addiction we considered to have a moral failing and a weak constitution. And because of which, the few treatments available up until recent...

June 7, 2016

American Opioid Epidemic Angel Programs

An unprecedented epidemic requires novel approaches, if the United States is ever going to rein in the prescription opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic that has brought hundreds of thousands Americans to their knees in despair—and thousands to their death. In 2014, 18,893 people lost their lives due to prescription...

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