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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

A key goal of Bridging the Gaps’ nutritional program is to meet clients where they are while encouraging them to begin incorporating healthier foods and healthier […]
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 […]
April 14, 2017

Family Support and Balance in Recovery: Tips and Takeaways from Dr. Steve Sutton

By Becca Wetzel In the final installment in our interview series with Dr. Steve Sutton, we examine the role of the family in sobriety, and how […]