Wednesday September 3rd 2014



What is marijuana used for?

July 12th, 2014

Marijuana can be used recreationally or medically. More on marijuana’s uses AND its effects on the body here.


How to help a crystal meth addict?

July 7th, 2014

How do you help a crystal meth addict? Treatment for addiction includes detox as well as psychological and behavioral interventions. More on helping a crystal meth addict here.

Cocaine detox treatment

July 6th, 2014

Treatment during cocaine detox includes assessment, supervised withdrawal, and may use medications such as Disulfiram, Amantadine, and/or Modafinil. More on how to detox from cocaine safely here.


Signs and symptoms of Spice addiction

July 3rd, 2014

Main symptoms of addiction to Spice include psychological dependence on Spice to carry out everyday activities, cravings, compulsion to use, and inability to stop smoking Spice. More signs and symptoms of Spice addiction here.

How long does meth last?

July 1st, 2014

After you take meth, peak concentrations can be detected in your bloodstream about 3 hours later, but meth effects can last for up to 12 hours after administration. How long does meth stay in the body? More here.

Physician substance abuse: INTERVIEW with Dr. Neal Gray

June 30th, 2014

Q&A on physicians and substance abuse, addictionology, and risks/prevention of drug dependence during surgery. Exclusive interview with anethesiologist, Dr. Neal Gray here.

How to help a meth addict

June 28th, 2014

Help for meth addiction includes detox, physical stabilization and psychological treatment. More on getting help for meth and where to find it here.

Should sober living houses be covered by insurance? INTERVIEW with Opportunities Halfway House

June 24th, 2014

A review of the PROs and CONs of combining insurance with halfway house reimbursement. An article of interest to parents and regulating state/federal governments! More about sober living and insurance here.

How to create a gratitude list

June 22nd, 2014

Gratitude = positive attitude. How can you start to incorporate gratefulness every day? Learn how to make a gratitude list in 7 easy steps here.

Sober summer activities

June 21st, 2014

Some ideas for fun-in-the-sun activities..without the hangover!

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