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Heroin Detox, is it for you?

  October 18, 2018   No comments

The euphoric effects of heroin only last for so long. Eventually those with substance abuse disorder will face the pain of heroin withdrawal. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can occur as early

Everything You Need to Know About Alcohol Rehab

  September 7, 2018   No comments

Ninety-five percent of people with alcohol abuse disorder do not believe they are an alcoholic let alone need alcohol rehab. Seven hundred thousand people are treated each year for alcohol

Overdose Awareness Day Tribute

  August 31, 2018   No comments

Overdose Awareness Day is on August 31st. You may see purple ribbons all over your community. Strung along telephone poles, bulletin boards, and online purple ribbons will be plastered to

Addiction Treatment Providers Testify Before Congress

  July 27, 2018   No comments

Tuesday morning six men whom all have ties to the addiction treatment industry sat before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to discuss the progress and

How Industries Are Adjusting to the Opioid Crisis

  July 20, 2018   No comments

Each week new research is published journaling the opioid crisis. The information being gathered needs to be shared. More and more professions are learning and mandating substance abuse trainings as

America’s Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

  July 13, 2018   No comments

In 2012, every twenty-five minutes a baby was born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). In 2015, the rate increased to every nineteen minutes a baby was born immediately thrown into

How Addiction is Portrayed in the Media

  May 4, 2018   No comments

Addiction is often depicted on television in either a watered down or exaggerated manner. Directors arrange scenes suited for families to enjoy together through lighthearted sitcoms depicting 30-minute fixes, or

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

  April 26, 2018   No comments

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 will be recognized as National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. A large percentage of those addicted to opiate addicts do not receive their pills from a

Integrating Virtual Reality into Rehabilitation and Recovery

  April 13, 2018   No comments

The trending emerging technology in a vast majority of occupational fields is virtual reality. Professions ranging from marketing consultants to school teachers are embracing the opportunities this new technology offers.

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

  April 4, 2018   No comments

This month marks the 31st celebration of Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) in an effort to reduce the