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January 20, 2017

Cult of Irresponsibility: Is ‘Sweeping the Dust Under the Carpet’ a New Norm in Health and Pharma?

Face and Embrace One of the first and most important lessons many learn – or re-learn – in recovery is to take responsibility for their actions. […]
January 6, 2017

Top “Known Unknowns” of Trump’s Addiction and Treatment Policy

In With the New As we head into the New Year and mark less than a month until Donald Trump is officially sworn in as our […]
December 22, 2016

Tips for a Sober – and Happy – Holiday Season

This Holiday Season ‘Tis the season…for family, friends, presents, and lights. Unfortunately, as most in recovery and those trying to support a sober friend or loved […]
December 9, 2016

A Perfect Storm: Juvenile Offenders with PTSD Far More Likely to Fall Prey to Addiction

Addiction and PTSD Most experts agree that addiction is “complex disorder” – the development of which is influenced by neuroscience, our environment (including family and social […]
December 2, 2016

The ‘Hidden Costs’ of Heavy Drinking: Problem Youth Drinking Can Leave Lasting Scars

The Cost of Heavy Drinking With the heightened level of attention being paid to rising addiction rates and overdoses in the last year or so, most […]
November 18, 2016

Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction: A Call to Action for the Challenge of Our Time

Calling to Action The sense that substance abuse and addiction issues have reached a bell weather moment in our culture is neither new, nor imagined. For […]
November 13, 2016

A “High” Correlation: Alcohol and Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risks for Schizophrenia

Drug use and Schizophrenia Individuals who drink excessively or abuse marijuana and other substances may be “messing with their heads” in ways they don’t at all […]
October 28, 2016

I Saw it on TV: New Study Reveals Strong Link Between Ad Exposure and Teen Drinking

Pressure From Advertisements Most parents would like to think they are raising children who are not only able to make healthy decisions, but who can exercise […]