substance abuse

December 7, 2017

Bridging The Gaps Welcomes Therapy Dog To Team

Animals can offer a sense of companionship, comfort, and unconditional love. When there is a positive interaction between the animal and human, healthful benefits can result. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]