Gavin’s family knows he needs help. Gavin knows he needs help. At 16, he is on a destructive path of addiction that will soon lead to overdose and death if he doesn’t change direction – fast. But the thought of rehab is frightening – to both Gavin and his parents. What goes on in there? […]
Brian just spent the last 10 hours in the shower. Why? It was the only way he knew to get the pain and nausea caused by cannabis overuse to stop. Brian is one of an estimated 2.7 million Americans who suffer from bouts of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS). This condition causes vomiting and pain in […]
They were all set to expand their counseling services into a full residential treatment facility. The county originally bought the building with plans to demolish it, but the team worked hard to restore it to its’ former beauty. The services provided at their recovery residence were already making a great impact on the lives of […]
What happens when over 100 Americans a day die from opioid-related substance abuse? Policies change. The outcry becomes so loud it can’t be ignored, and everyone – including retailers – is forced to stand up and take notice of the opioid epidemic. The latest addition to nation-wide policy changes is taking place at the Walmart […]
The CDC estimates more than 62,000 Americans lost their lives to drug overdose in 2017. The emotional cost to individuals and families across the nation is impossible to quantify. The financial toll, however, can be estimated. The current opioid crisis is taking enormous amounts of money away from individuals, local governments, healthcare providers, and federal […]
Gas station bathrooms have become a common place for IV drug users to shoot up. They’re often unlocked, can be accessed without making a purchase, and provide a place out of sight from police. For the homeless, gas station bathrooms are one of the few places where it’s considered “safe” to inject. Casting a New […]
Women in general are trained not to show anger – Southern women especially. I grew up in the South in the Reagan years, the daughter of a divorced mom. I was close to my dad, step-mother, step-brother, and grandparents. No one ever argued; no one ever fought. The one or two times I said something […]
We can get our favorite TV shows on-demand. We can find just about anything we want online. Amazon even offers easy buttons now, to reorder your favorite stuff with just one click. We’ve come so far with technology, convenience, and efficiency to quickly meet so many of our wants and needs. Yet, we’re still losing […]
Michael Files was eager to begin his new job at Volvo. On the day he arrived for orientation, he didn’t receive a new employee welcome packet. Instead, Files was told the company had “changed its mind” about hiring him. Somehow, Volvo “discovered” Files was participating in an approved and accredited buprenorphine program. As a result, […]
James wanted help. He’d been struggling with opioid addiction for three years, and he desperately wanted to get his life back on track. He checked with several treatment facilities, but no one had room. One rehab after another told James, “The only thing we can do is put your name on the waiting list for […]
What was accomplished in the field of recovery during 2017? Here’s the honest answer: more than some believed possible and less than others had hoped. As we take the year in review, we see many changes. From the highest levels of government to the smallest town meetings, substance abuse issues affected every individual across the […]
Governor Chris Christie is no stranger to the opioid epidemic. The New Jersey Republican signed groundbreaking legislation that limits first-time opioid prescriptions to a five-day supply and requires state health insurers to cover at least six months of substance abuse treatment. His pleas for governmental opioid reform and his appointment as chair of President Trump’s […]
Prescription opioid use, abuse, and overdose deaths continue to climb across our nation. The epidemic has medical experts scrambling to understand chronic pain and finding new forms of alternative pain management. Believe it or not, Bonti, a biotech company, believes that Botox could be an effective option. Botox and Pain Management Bonti’s researchers are exploring […]
Nearly 2.5 million Americans are hooked on opioids like prescription painkillers or heroin. Each day, 44 Americans die from an opioid overdose. We’re in the midst of ever growing addiction epidemic. Can anything be done to reverse this dangerous trend? Because the current opioid crisis affects our nation as a whole, the government could play […]
More than two million Americans suffer from substance abuse issues related to prescription painkillers and this epidemic takes the lives of more than 90 Americans every single day. These alarming statistics led researchers to ask: How do we make pain management safe? Specifically, how can we balance opioid prescription length and the risk of dependence? […]
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