As the Director of Detox Services, Shereen Sutphen is there for patients during a difficult time in their recovery journey – at the very beginning. Stepping into a detox center can be [...]
We look at more action in the case against pharmaceutical companies accused of encouraging overprescribing, as well as a new opiate that's landing users in the ER.
Help communicating with, and about, those in recovery, as well as those who haven’t yet found help As I’ve said before, I’m one of those people who reads advice columns. I like seeing what [...]
Survey finds drug use among Brits on the rise and scientists seek a way to stem problem drinking Drug Use in the U.K. The U.S. is not alone in having an escalating drug problem. The Guardian [...]
Public and officials struggle to understand impact of marijuana Golf Digest There are examples all over of how changing attitudes toward pot are permeating society. Here’s one that may be a bit [...]
Helping addicts find, and keep, their sobriety Paying Heroin Addicts to Get Vaccinated A study conducted in Britain, published in the Lancet and picked up by The New York Times, indicated that [...]
Heroin overdoses are once again on the rise, and users in the midst of overdose are missing out on life-saving nalaxone shots because of the cost of the auto-injector Evzio.
3 fresh, vibrant salads to enjoy Now that Spring is providing us with an abundance of fruits and vegetables to choose from, I thought it would be interesting to revisit the concept of salads as [...]
We review several writings on addiction and living with addicts I’ve blogged about a number of books. A slew of new books on addiction have appeared recently, or I’ve only lately learned about [...]