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Opioid Assistance Package Signed by President

  October 26, 2018   No comments

The monumental opioid bill, H.R. 6: Support for Patients and Communities Act was signed by President Donald Trump on October 24th, 2018. The legislation was a package deal of 120

Remembering Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

  August 2, 2018   No comments

Each year, 64,000 people die of drug related overdoses. That equates to 128,000 parents who lose a child, and 256,000 grandparents. Dreams of the future are shifted to memories of

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

What You Need to Know About Family Intervention

  July 21, 2017   No comments

Does your loved one need a “carefrontation” or family intervention? This type of sensitive, guided confrontation may be the first step in getting your loved one the proper treatment he

The Truth About Addiction Stereotypes

  April 26, 2017   No comments

One of the great things about the Internet is that it can help people struggling with addiction feel less alone. That said, you must vet what you read and be

Fraternity Members Not Swayed by Intervention

  June 1, 2016   No comments

The reputation of the Greek college system of fraternities and sororities is seen as full of partying and drinking. Studies have shown that the members of these organizations tend to

Substance Abuse in Canadian Students

  December 16, 2015   No comments

Although the rate of alcohol consumption among Canadian students has decreased within the past twenty years, the students are still engaging in hazardous drinking. Hazardous drinking is defined as a

Heroin Drug Users Likely Started with Opioids

  December 9, 2015   No comments

High School seniors who use heroin most likely started their drug use with opioids, according to a study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The study states that 12.4 percent

PDMP Now Available as an APP

  April 15, 2015   No comments

The New Jersey Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) is now available in app form. Registered physicians and pharmacists can now access the program anytime and anywhere via their iPhone. The

Addiction in the Workplace

  March 26, 2015   No comments

Have you noticed one of your coworkers coming into work high or drunk on a regular basis? Or maybe this person takes long lunches in order to go to the