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February 26, 2016

Working Hard, Playing Harder: 1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders

1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders; some industries have higher rates of use Nearly ten percent of American workers aged 18 to 64 recently […]
February 22, 2016

Opiate Overdoses Occurring at Lower Doses, Among Non-Chronic Users

As policy makers, substance abuse prevention advocates, and care providers continue to try to stem an unprecedented tide of opiate overdoses nationally, a recent state study […]
February 17, 2016

Better Foods for Better Brain Function

Growing evidence in the scientific community supports a significant connection between what we eat and how we feel and function. This “brain-gut” connection has even prompted […]
February 9, 2016

Healthy Diet, Sound Mind: Nutrition and Recovery

You’ve probably heard the expression “you are what you eat.” Well, that old expression may have taken on a new dimension, as researchers increasingly emphasize the […]
January 26, 2016

A Slippery Slope: Prescription Painkillers to Heroin

Concerns about so-called “gateway drugs” – substances that, for a variety of reasons, may make it easier or more likely for an individual to progress from […]
January 22, 2016

Room and Board Announcement

At BTG, we are aware of the growing “treatment gap” in America as well as the number of clients struggling to get into a quality treatment […]
January 19, 2016

‘Bridging the Gap’ in Treatment: Our Cost-Effective, Non-residential Programs

The reality and practical implications of the substance abuse “treatment gap” in America have received a great deal of attention in recent years. Rightly so. When […]
September 30, 2015

What are Amino Acids?

What are amino acids? Amino acids are the building blocks for neurotransmitters like Dopamine, GABA, Serotonin and Endorphins, which are closely tied to addictive behavior. With […]