November 21, 2017

Addiction: The Conscious and Subconscious Mind Part 2

By: Nisha Moore To read Part 1… Continuing Our Study of the Mind and Addiction As we are continuing our study on addiction and the mind, […]
July 1, 2016

Boozing and Brain Function: New Concerns about Alcohol Related Brain Damage

While full-blown “wet brain” – the rather crude layman’s term once commonly used to describe significant cognitive impairment associated with chronic alcohol abuse – is now […]
June 1, 2016

What about the White Stuff? Cocaine Use in U.S. Down by Half

With all of the attention being paid to the opiate crisis crippling the U.S., it’s easy to have missed what  has amounted to a seismic shift […]
April 20, 2016

Troubling Shortage of Addiction Counselors Highlighted by New Demands on System (Part 2)

Catch up with Part 1 A Low Pay, High Stress Gig As individuals in the treatment community well know, counseling positions can be incredibly rewarding – […]
April 6, 2016

President, Key Officials Address Opiate Crisis at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

You know that a health issue reaches the tipping point of public and policymaker concern when it prompts a national summit. We’ve seen them for avian […]
March 25, 2016

Meditation as Non-Opioid Source of Pain Relief

Meditation Meditation is an age-old practice long embraced for its unique ability to relax, center, and focus the minds and bodies of its practitioners. But could […]
March 24, 2016

“There’s an App for That?”:  Mobile Tech to Power Addiction Research

Even those latest to the party must concede: we live in the world of global, mobile tech and there’s likely no turning back. Americans simply cannot […]
March 18, 2016

A Moving Media Tribute to Good Old Fashioned Hard Work and Accountability

All too often, big mainstream media is on the wrong side of the proverbial coin when it comes to substance use. Images of drinking, illicit drug […]