Although marijuana has been stigmatized for the cognitive impairment of people who use it, can it actually help some people manage medical problems? We review the top legitimate uses for medical marijuana here.
Relapse prevention is a process in sobriety. But can a video help you stop a planned relapse? If you are in need of encouragement in recovery, check out this video.
What do jumping jacks, a dictionary dive, and a phone call have in common? They are all ways to avoid relapse. Need more relapse prevention ideas? Ten new ideas for how to prevent a relapse here.
We speak with artist Ralph Irby about why he depicts men, women and children in times of struggle. And how his art has helped heal and connect him with the addicts he’s worked with in Norfolk, VA. Plus, he gives us some ideas of how art can help police officers get better at their jobs and how drug treatment programs are preferred to prisons. More on art, addiction & law enforcement here.
If your child or loved one uses any of these words, you’ll know that they’re buying or selling drugs.
Even medical marijuana advocates agree that many people are not using pot for pain related to medical conditions, but to get high. So how are people getting doctor notes for medical marijuana cards? We list the 10 most likely medical conditions that people can fake in order to obtain a prescription for medical marijuana here.
Deborah Feller is a psychotherapist who takes feelings she encounters in therapy sessions and transforms these into drawings and paintings. A highly gifted artist, she talks with us here about her work in addiction therapy and how the process of creation can help addiction professionals working with clients.
When does gambling become a problem? Learn to identify signs of gambling addiction and what to do if you are facing life as a gambler. Top 10 gambling addiction signs here.
Laws that try to control consumption of alcohol by punishing the effects of alcohol differ by country and jurisdiction within the same country. But should being drunk in public necessarily be a crime? We discuss here.
Google is largely viewed as the world’s most objective source of information. But should Google and other search engines index and publish display results about how to make and use illicit drugs? And what effect would censorship of this kind of drug information have on our society? Our opinion and your thoughts welcomed here.