Will Oregon start the beginning of the end of the “War on Drugs?” I think so. Here is why.
A look at the clinical definitions of “substance abuse” and “addiction” with signs of each. Plus, a section on the myths and truths related to using drugs. A basic primer for curious readers here.
Silence is deadly. If you or a veteran you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out for help!
An opinion piece on the dangers of plea bargains and early release of drug traffickers from retired DEA Special Agent and drug diversion expert, Warren Rivera.
The opioid and opiate epidemic is taking lives at an alarming rate. How can those mourning a loss cope? Suggestions here.
Is alcoholism or drug addiction in your family history? Here is how your genetics – and a variety of social and environmental factors -can contribute to developing addictive behaviors. Simple explanations here.
Do you suspect that a loved one is hiding an addiction? Parents, kids, spouses, lovers, and friends…all can become adept at functioning even when they are suffering inside.
So, what is addiction? And what can you do about it? We review here. Then, we invite your feedback and questions at the end.
A look at the modern research of the brain as related to addiction from contributor and neuroscientist, Derek Simon, PhD. More here.
Addiction can affect an employee’s ability to contribute to your company’s success. How can you address problems with drugs or alcohol in the workplace? Learn more here.
Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.