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 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...

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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