A look at the implications of increasing legal status of marijuana across the U.S. from the perspective of an M.D. who treats addiction.
Yes, the nicotine found in vaping devices can be addictive. Due to the dramatic rise in e-cigarette popularity, we want to clear the air regarding how e-cigarette devices work and misconceptions about their safety. More on vaping basics here.
A medical explanation of how marijuana is addictive AND causes harm here.
A look into the relationship between addiction and eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. And a discussion of their treatment. Take hope!
A deep look into the true harms of alcohol problems…with guidance on its identification and treatment. Learn more about what drinking does to you and then take hope! Alcohol problems have the highest treatment success rate. More here.
How can you spot signs of addiction around the Holidays? And how do you act around someone in addiction recovery during the Season? Tips and information from Dr. Harold Urschel, MD here.
Why does neurofeedback treatment have such high success rates in addiction treatment? A review of this high-tech, cutting edge therapy for addiction here.
Family members ALSO need to get help when an addict loved one receives treatment. Why should the healing process include everyone from the family unit? Get the answer here.
Do you view addiction interventions as opportunities to “gang up” on an addicted loved one? Here is why interventions, if done right, are exactly the opposite of an ambush!
Alcohol and marijuana use is prevalent among college students. How can you address it from home and before your child goes off to college? More here.