Even medical marijuana advocates agree that many people are not using pot for pain related to medical conditions, but to get high. So how are people getting doctor notes for medical marijuana cards? We list the 10 most likely medical conditions that people can fake in order to obtain a prescription for medical marijuana here.
Deborah Feller is a psychotherapist who takes feelings she encounters in therapy sessions and transforms these into drawings and paintings. A highly gifted artist, she talks with us here about her work in addiction therapy and how the process of creation can help addiction professionals working with clients.
Is drug addiction simply a matter of chemical dependence? Rabbi Shais Taub helps us take a closer look at the biological model of drug addiction and understand why chemical dependency alone does not qualify as the way to define drug addiction.
Google is largely viewed as the world’s most objective source of information. But should Google and other search engines index and publish display results about how to make and use illicit drugs? And what effect would censorship of this kind of drug information have on our society? Our opinion and your thoughts welcomed here.
Bees can be trained using sugar water to stick out their tongues (proboscis) when they smell narcotics. In fact, the process is easy, inexpensive and accurate. So can bees replace canines for narcotics detection? Facts and figures about using honey bees to detect narcotics here.
An ongoing series for parents, family or friends of addicts looking to see-through addiction. From the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a thorough list of street names for crack.
Want to effectively help a drug addict in your life? There are two things you NEED to know. Learn how to identify stages of recovery from addiction and then choose what to do next. More on help for families of drug addicts here.
This accessible memoir tells the sad love story of falling in love with an addict. If you like true, short love stories that can make you cry out loud…The Year of the Dogs is for you.
Is drug abuse grounds for a Christian divorce? There are many scriptural references that support a wide variety of answers to this question. Click here to learn how to consider each scenario separately and – through prayer – best evaluate the divorce question.
Family of origin issues can get in the way of healthy emotional development and fuel addiction. This is why we explore family conditions – to help identify events that interfered with the maturation process and learn new ways of coping. We review the top 3 family-of-origin issues that contribute to addiction here.