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February 17, 2016

“Heroin: The Hardest Hit”

Via: Attorney General of Virginia “Attorney General Mark R. Herring is proud to present Heroin: The Hardest Hit, a powerful documentary on the heroin and prescription drug […]
February 12, 2016

A Prescription for Trouble? SSRIs Linked to Violent Crime in Young People

Concerns about the potentially dangerous side effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) have been well publicized in the years since their introduction. Initially thought to […]
February 11, 2016

Addiction in the U.S.: At Long Last, A Presidential Issue (or is it just a talking point)?

As candidates on both sides of the political card jockeyed this past month to find continued support and presidential “steam” leading up to the influential Iowa […]
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 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 […]
September 24, 2015

New Poll Discovers That 90% of Americans Are Concerned About Powdered Alcohol

New poll suggests that Americans are not supporting of Powdered Alcohol, or “Palcohol,” a recently new version of Alcohol that is available online and in stores. […]