The Legal Status of Marijuana in the U.S. and Implications for Addiction TreatmentApril 11th, 2018
For friends or family, alcoholism intervention can be scary. I speak from experience and offer tips on alcoholism intervention and how to present your concerns to a friend or loved one about possible alcoholism.
The real life of a heroin addict is not pretty. This diary entry is a brief look at the immediate needs of a heroin addict on a day-to-day basis. From his latest book "What's Left of Us", Richie Farrell tells it what it's like to be a heroin addict in real and scary terms.
How does the DEA classify Ambien? Narcotic or not? Learn more about Ambien, what is does and its potential for prescription drug addiction here. Also, we discuss whether Ambien should be considered a narcotic, or not here. Join the dialogue.
This memoir aims to educate people about addiction and its treatment, help addicts move beyond the past, and inspire them to fulfill their potential. But it totally misses the mark. As always, my honest opinion about what to add (OR NOT) to your recovery library.
Straight facts on what vicodin is used for, both medically and for recreation. Come discuss the addictive qualities of Vicodin and its use here.
The U.S. government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) just updated their website. Yay. Although their core mission is to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness on our communities, their technological tools and marketing efforts are sadly behind the times. We explore here.
We discuss classic addiction intervention techniques of parents with teens who are video game addicts here. Why? Because last December a mom in Boston called the cops when her son wouldn't stop playing video games. Would you go to this length in order to intervene in a computer addiction? Join the debate about the social and moral obligations parents have when it comes to addiction.
This autobiographical tale of a seven day detox for heroin is an honest, candid and surprising look into what motivates a drug and sex addict. More here on why you should buy this book!
Over 54,000 people search the internet to buy prescription drugs (legally or illegally) every day. Although some search terms are generic, others are highly specific and targeted by medication. Here's a brief look at the Top 10 keywords related to buying prescription drugs online.
This book promises to tell you how to keep "secret alcoholics" from hurting your business. Does it live up to its promises to help you protect the workplace? As always, an honest review here.
Ever heard of the National Practitioner Data Bank? Since 1986, this federal listing helps our health system track medical professionals who are not to be trusted. Which states have declared the most defunct Substance Abuse Counselors? Not surprisingly: the wild, wild West.