Dan Wagener

Dan Wagener

Dan Wagener is a Senior Web Content Editor for American Addiction Centers. Prior to taking on this role, he worked for a government contractor in the Washington, D.C. area, where he edited websites for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). He was also Senior Manager of Web Content and Communications Manager at the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Senior Managing Editor at the Center for American Progress, a political think tank in D.C. Dan holds a bachelor's degree in English from La Salle University and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College. He has worked at substance abuse and mental health treatment programs for teens and adults.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

Drug Use and Addiction Among High-Earning Professionals

November 4th, 2019 Dan Wagener 10 minute read
A CEO is probably one of the last people you’d expect to have a problem with drugs or alcohol. They’re successful, they’re often rich, and they enjoy a lifestyle most people dream of. But none of these things insulate...

What is the 27 club and Who Coined the Term?

November 4th, 2019 Dan Wagener 11 minute read
Who Coined the Term “27 Club”? Musicians and Drug Use Musicians are often associated with alcohol and drug use for several reasons. Perhaps the most obvious reason is that musicians reference drugs in many songs. Sometimes, the song appears...

Guide to GHB : Abuse & Treatment Options

November 4th, 2019 Dan Wagener 11 minute read
Despite claims to the contrary, someone who frequently uses GHB can become addicted to the drug. They may develop significant physical dependence and go through withdrawal if they suddenly stop using it. As a predominantly illicitly manufactured drug, the...

Rohypnol Treatment Options and Detox Programs

December 11th, 2019 Dan Wagener 6 minute read
Rohypnol is the trade name of flunitrazepam, an intermediate acting benzodiazepine. Rohypnol is not manufactured and available in the United States, but it is legally prescribed in other countries as treatment for severe insomnia. Addiction to this drug can...
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