A Safety First Drug Class Much Different Than Just Say No
22April

A Safety First Drug Class Much Different Than Just Say No

By Jessica Benson

What do you guys think about this? The "just say no" idea to abstain from drugs and alcohol once seemed simple but not very educational. Now there is a different approach- telling teenagers the TRUTH with a "safety first" mentality. This

More Than 17 Million Americans Affected By Alcohoilsm
17April

More Than 17 Million Americans Affected By Alcohoilsm

By Jessica Benson

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependance 17.6 million American adults are being affected by alcohol. 1 of 12 actually have an alcohol-use disorder! The council reported that 7 million children live in a home wher

New Study Casts Doubt on Current "Despair" Models of Addiction
02August

New Study Casts Doubt on Current "Despair"...

By Craig Rogers

The recent Hari/Hart/Lewis hypothesis that addiction is not primarily metabolic or genetic, but rather the result of "despair" or "sociological conditions" or "flawed learning," takes a major hit in a new report appearing in The National Bu

What Are Intensive Outpatient Rehab Programs
02July

What Are Intensive Outpatient Rehab Programs

When you are working to overcome your drug or alcohol addiction, an intensive outpatient rehab program may be the perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. In these addiction treatment centers, you will receive the support and guidance, you need

Congress is Hyperfocused on Opioids. Is It Focusing Enough on Addiction
04June

Congress is Hyperfocused on Opioids. Is It Focusing...

By Jessica Benson

To read the full article, click here. There’s actually an interesting discussion happening in Congress right now: A question some lawmakers and journalists often ask is whether Congress is too closely targeting opioids, as the epi