The Legal Status of Marijuana in the U.S. and Implications for Addiction TreatmentApril 11th, 2018
YES and NO. Ritalin cannot be detected in a standard 5 panel drug screen. But Ritalin shows up on drug tests for amphetamines. More on Ritalin detection here.
Four (4) practical tips on how to be healthy and happy in addiction recovery.
Yes, you can get addicted to bath salts. We take a look at the dangers of this emerging drug here.
To date, synthetic weed is banned in certain countries and states. Here we review the top 5 reasons legal weed should be made illegal in all jurisdictions.
A former drug dealer (now in addiction recovery) answers parents' drug questions here. Know/verify the signs your son is a drug dealer and ask him straight questions here.
Ever wondered what a dual diagnosis means? Should you consider a dual diagnosis for yourself? We explore here.
How is addiction related to self-control? Here we explore how beliefs compel substance abuse. Your participation and comments are welcomed.
Yes, alcohol can be addictive. Even people who aren’t addicted can abuse alcohol. Here we discuss the effects of alcohol on the body, signs that you might have an alcohol problem, and strategies for quitting or cutting back.
8 tips on how to address your husband's drinking. Learn to communicate with your husband and address drinking problems with suggestions from an addiction professional here.
Yes and no. Most employment or probation/parole drug screens are not comprehensive enough to test for Suboxone. However, Suboxone can be detected when specifically targeted. More on Suboxone drug screens here.
Top 10 relapse prevention strategies. We review the most effective strategies for preventing relapse into drug, alcohol or behavioral addictions. Guest writer Henry Steinberger, Ph.D., the author of the SMART Recovery® Handbook, joins us here.