• When the Handout Mentality Meets a Dose of Reality

    There are plenty of reasons you should avoid falling victim to the handout mentality.

    There are plenty of reasons you should avoid falling victim to the handout mentality.

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    I was on Facebook the other day when a message popped into my inbox. It was from a girl I had done time with, someone who, frankly, I had never been that close to. Yet, she said it was urgent and asked that I call her right away. A million thoughts raced through my head […]

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  • A “Warm Hand-Off” Could Save Your Life

    After an overdose, getting the proper aftercare can make all the difference.

    After an overdose, getting the proper aftercare can make all the difference.

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    “We must understand that if a drug overdose survivor is released onto the street, their lives are in great jeopardy.”-Gary Tennis, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) This understanding spurred a new program in Pennsylvania emergency departments. Known as the “warm hand-off,” this initiative is designed to get overdose survivors […]

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  • Addiction is Undertreated and Underappreciated

    Let's talk about the Surgeon General's latest report on addiction treatment.

    Let's talk about the Surgeon General's latest report on addiction treatment.

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    Fifty years ago, the surgeon general issued a report about smoking. This triggered decades of efforts that effectively reduced smoking in the U.S. – from 42 percent of the population to the current rate of 17 percent. This month, the surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, issued a report on substance abuse. He hopes it has […]

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  • Trump and the Future of Addiction Treatment

    Let's look at the pros and cons for addiction treatment under a Trump administration.

    Let's look at the pros and cons for addiction treatment under a Trump administration.

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    As we all know, one of the most heated elections in American history came to an end not too long ago. And regardless of how we feel about the results, Donald J. Trump is set to become the 45th president of the United States. Unfortunately, however, much of his policies remain vague, especially when it comes […]

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  • A Few of Your Co-Workers Will Likely Fail This Test

    New data reveals that U.S. workers are now failing drug tests en masse.

    New data reveals that U.S. workers are now failing drug tests en masse.

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    Before I started my new full-time job a couple of months ago, I underwent a rigorous background check – one verifying my credit score, criminal background and employment history. I also had to submit to a drug test – something I’d never had to do for a job before. Of course, I passed it, but […]

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A “Warm Hand-Off” Could Save Your Life

After an overdose, getting the proper aftercare can make all the difference.

“We must understand that if a drug overdose survivor is released onto the street, their lives are in great jeopardy.”-Gary Tennis, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) This understanding spurred a new program in Pennsylvania emergency departments. Known as the “warm hand-off,” this initiative is designed to get overdose survivors […]

Addiction is Undertreated and Underappreciated

Let's talk about the Surgeon General's latest report on addiction treatment.

Fifty years ago, the surgeon general issued a report about smoking. This triggered decades of efforts that effectively reduced smoking in the U.S. – from 42 percent of the population to the current rate of 17 percent. This month, the surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, issued a report on substance abuse. He hopes it has […]

Trump and the Future of Addiction Treatment

Let's look at the pros and cons for addiction treatment under a Trump administration.

As we all know, one of the most heated elections in American history came to an end not too long ago. And regardless of how we feel about the results, Donald J. Trump is set to become the 45th president of the United States. Unfortunately, however, much of his policies remain vague, especially when it comes […]

A Few of Your Co-Workers Will Likely Fail This Test

New data reveals that U.S. workers are now failing drug tests en masse.

Before I started my new full-time job a couple of months ago, I underwent a rigorous background check – one verifying my credit score, criminal background and employment history. I also had to submit to a drug test – something I’d never had to do for a job before. Of course, I passed it, but […]

The Numbers Are In: 2015 Crime Report on Drugs

What kind of information did the FBI reveal in its 2015 Crime Report on Drugs?

The FBI just released their report on crimes and arrests in 2015. What kind of crimes topped the list? Beating out property crimes, drunk driving, and assaults – drug abuse was a major contributor to the numbers. Here’s a quick look at the highlights: Law enforcement made nearly 1.5 million drug abuse arrests in 2015. […]

Is 28 Days Really the Magic Number?

Why do rehab programs generally seem to go with a 28-day treatment plan?

What happens on day 28? Does the brain re-wire? Do cravings cease? After four weeks of treatment, is the struggle suddenly over? No, no and no. Scientists have not discovered that 28 days is the perfect length for rehab treatment. Far from it. Day 28 Here’s what happens on day 28: Insurance stops paying. Yep, […]

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