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.
Should video gamers totally abstain from gaming in order to recover from gaming addiction? We look at what the experts recommend and discuss possible recovery strategies for video game addiction here.
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!
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a fact guide about prescription and obver-the-counter medications. We review the top three classes of prescription drugs typically misused, and their side effects in this brief synopsis.
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.
Excited to be back after more than a year away! My son is almost 8 months old now and doing very well. Feel free to send me your parenting tips for this little guy. Is it possible to be addicted to your family?
I'm pregnant! And counting the days to baby's arrival. I'll be back online in a while. Until then, you can navigate to posts using the search bar and comment on them while I am gone. I will respond as soon as I return. Email me at email@example.com. :)
In preparing for maternity leave, I look into the laws the govern women's and family's rights to take time off. Are U.S. standards meeting global trends? Find out here.
How do you know know if you or a loved one is an internet addict? Probably NOT by physical signs typical of other chemical addictions. We'll outline some of the common signs and symptoms of internet addiction in this short review of IAD, or internet addiction disorder.