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Remembering an Addiction Pioneer

  October 25, 2018   No comments

The addiction community lost a pioneer this month. Dr. Herbert Kleber had a heart attack on October 5, at age 81, while vacationing with his family in Greece. If you’re

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

Study: Facebook Status May Signal Depression

  October 17, 2018   No comments

Numerous studies have linked social media with depression – but can your Facebook posts actually help predict if you’re depressed? That’s the question researchers set out to answer in a

National Coming Out Day is Today, Let’s Celebrate!

  October 11, 2018   No comments

  National Coming Out Day has been celebrated on October 11th since 1988, exactly one year after the historic lesbian and gay rights march on Washington. In the later 1980’s

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week

  October 10, 2018   No comments

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week, which takes place each October in an effort to shine a spotlight on something one in every five Americans is dealing with: mental illness. Yet

Polyproduct Pot Use Popular Among Teens

  October 3, 2018   No comments

It’s not news that high school students are using pot – but how they’re using it might be changing, according to a new study. A survey of more than 3,000

Lessons Learned in Recovery Month

  September 28, 2018   No comments

Overdose Awareness Day on August 31rst often leaves us feeling somber and hopeless. Beginning September 1rst is Recovery Month is dedicated to celebrating those living in recovery. So often achievements

LGBTQ Youth at Risk of Polysubstance Use

  September 26, 2018   No comments

A new study reveals that young people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana –as well

Instagram Helps Users Find Addiction Support

  September 19, 2018   No comments

“If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid or substance misuse, find ways to get free and confidential treatment referrals, as well as information about substance abuse, prevention, and recovery.”

Nearly 30% of Opioid Prescriptions Lack Documented Reason

  September 12, 2018   No comments

As researchers continue to examine today’s opioid crisis, they take a look at the role doctors may play. A recent study found that nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions in