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November 14, 2017

Addiction: The Conscious and Subconscious Mind Introduction

By: Nisha Moore The mind is a powerful operating system, capable of retaining knowledge, memories, and experiences as well as regulating our automated bodily functions. When […]
June 8, 2017

Teen Marijuana Use Linked to Other Illegal Drug Abuse

There has been much debate in recent years as to whether or not marijuana is a “gateway” drug – a drug that paves the way to […]
May 29, 2017

More Baby Boomers are Boozing, Especially Women

Whether it’s another couple glasses of wine with dinner, a few more cocktails at social functions or get-togethers, or another nip or two to go to […]
May 19, 2017

Running on Fumes: A Decidedly Non-Glamorous Drug Poses Real Risks

It doesn’t get the high-profile media attention that the opiate epidemic has, and it’s not the drug of choice among the club and party set (at […]
May 12, 2017

Reduce Swelling and Drink Less?? Anti-inflammatory Shows Promise in Treating Alcoholism

Once a disease considered so intractable and untreatable that it often forced sufferers to live out there days in psychiatric facilities, great strides have been made […]
May 5, 2017

A Rallying Cry for Awareness and Action: May is Mental Health Month

When most people think of good health, they tend to focus on physical well-being. Yet, sound mental health is inextricably linked to productivity, normal function, comfort, […]
May 2, 2017

Expanding Healthy Food Horizons: New Veggies, Textures and Flavors that Take Normal Up a Notch

Healthy Food Healthy Recovery A key goal of Bridging the Gaps’ nutritional program is to meet clients where they are while encouraging them to begin incorporating […]
April 21, 2017

A Long Overdue Overhaul: New Medicaid Substance Abuse Benefit to Expand Treatment Options

A long-standing barrier facing lower-income Americans needing treatment for drug and alcohol use disorders has finally been removed…at least for now. Starting this month, states across […]