addiction

January 27, 2017

New Study Reinforces Promise of Early Screening and Intervention in Staving Off Addiction

You may have heard the old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  Well, in the realm of alcohol and substance use, […]
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 […]
August 17, 2016

All in Your Mind? Study shows New Neurological Basis for Excessive Drinking and Addiction

Those who have studied or treated addiction would no doubt agree it almost always plays out as a complex dance between biology and human behavior. Indeed, […]
July 27, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 2)

The Scary Scope of the Problem When investigators reviewed a sudden increase of deaths in 2014 which appeared to be caused by heroin, they subsequently discovered […]
May 25, 2016

New Alliance Addressing Powerful Link between Depression and Addiction

As Mental Health Month continues to unfold throughout May, many organizations are taking much-needed action to better address the deeply connected issues of mental health and […]
April 27, 2016

Virtual Reality ‘Heroin Cave’: A New High-tech Tool to help Addicts Kick?

For many, the idea of virtual reality conjures up images of computer games or other “frivolous” pursuits. But the technology that recreates detailed and highly realistic images […]
March 21, 2016

When Does Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Become a Risk to Recovery?

The unparalleled spike in opiate abuse and related overdoses in recent years has demanded unprecedented response. And while increased attention and concern have been seen in […]