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Opioid Addiction Epidemic Action Plan

It has been roughly two decades since the opioid addiction epidemic in America began. The “fall” came slowly, but gains momentum with each year that passes. And now, around hundred Americans die of an overdose every day of the week. As in myth, putting Pandora back in the box is no easy task, but efforts Read More

Staying Present In Recovery

In recovery we have so much for which to be grateful. There are never mornings when we wake up and wonder how our addiction will be managed for another day. Scraping together resources for drugs and alcohol to feed the spider of our disease. It is often said that working a program of recovery is Read More

Cannabis Laws and Teenage Use

The days of people only smoking marijuana have long past. The new legal cannabis market across the country has opened the door for various ways of getting high on the drug. Which could be both good and bad, at the same time. To be fair, those using medical marijuana with conditions affecting their lungs are Read More

Addiction Doesn’t Celebrate Independence Day

The long holiday weekend is just around the corner, due to the 4th of July which is next Tuesday. If you are in recovery for an alcohol use disorder you should be formulating a plan for how you are going to make it through to Wednesday, without picking up a drink or drug. One of Read More

Addiction Recovery Demands Focus

Addiction recovery requires focus. Along the road of abstinence are many potholes that can cause you to stray from the path. Usually when one finds their self in a dangerous place they can correct course, assuming their program is strong. And that their spiritual connection is intact. But if it is not, the obstacles to Read More

Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

Our national opioid addiction epidemic has left practically every state reeling for solutions. Which, as you are probably aware, has proven to be a difficult acquisition. While the federal government has worked together to pass legislation specifically designed to combat the scourge of opioid addiction and the fatal overdoses that often result from such a Read More

PTSD: Encouraging People to Seek Treatment

Over the past three-day weekend, Americans across the country and those serving active tours of duty overseas—observed Memorial Day. Honoring the brave people who have fought for this country goes back to the mid-1800’s following the Civil War. The sacrifice made by countless individuals must never be forgotten. The three-day weekend, in modern times, is Read More

Exparel Could Help End Opioid Epidemic

The reality is that prescription opioid painkillers are the best way to treat pain after surgery. And given the prevalence of opioid addiction in America, the need for something safer is paramount. For millennia, opium and its derivatives have mitigated the intensity of all things pain. Even though such drugs can be habit-forming and lead Read More

Funding Addiction Programs In America

Last week, we wrote about a concerning topic that dealt with the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the main federal agency charged with coordinating the various efforts against the American opioid addiction epidemic. We would like to point out, once again, that the following words are in no way in support of one Read More

ONDCP Budget Cuts Cause Concern

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), whose director over the years is often referred to as the “drug czar,” had long been associated with draconian policies that focused more on jailing addiction than treating it. Towing the line of lawmakers going back decades who could not wrap their heads around the fact that Read More