A description of what to expect during heroin detox, as well as main treatments used during withdrawal. More here on how to get off heroin safely.
A look at the changing topography of the American political landscape regarding drug sentencing and access to care.
What can you do when you teen DOESN’T want to talk about drinking or drugs? Relax…it’s pretty normal. Guidelines on how to start a conversation here.
A featured article from Dr. Lisa R. Fortuna, MD, MPH, expert on teen addiction who helps outline mental health issues for parents. Here, she considers the research on the social and neuro-developmental factors related to teen substance use disorders and mental health, and translates that into everyday language and practical recommendations.
How can smokers intervene on the biological, psychological, and emotional forces which drive nicotine addiction? A new idea outlined here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Your worst fears have been confirmed. You've found evidence of drugs or alcohol that a loved one has been hiding from you. Now what? We outline four (4) steps you can take here. Then, we invite your comments or questions at the end.
Are you caught in a marriage with a drug addict? How do you survive the Holidays? An article with insight from someone who's been there. Read and share here.
Is cold turkey withdrawal from crack always advised? We review the steps you can take to safely stop taking crack here.
Seven (7) steps on how to get through the holidays when you're dealing with addiction. Plus, a section for your shares at the end.
When and how did people beginning taking ecstasy? Where are patterns of use taking us in the future? Here, we explore more about MDMA, its abuse history, and future.