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When Society Loses Control: A New Challenge To Healthy Recovery

When Society Loses Control: A New Challenge To Healthy Recovery

Ever since the beginnings of my own recovery, I’ve been asking the question “what happens to people after they stop drinking?” I’ve been exploring the terrain of recovery and outlining theories...
Flakka: Latest Designer Drug Among Teens

Flakka: Latest Designer Drug Among Teens

Running naked across a major intersection, attempting to kick down the doors of a local police precinct, and shouting from a rooftop while naked and wielding a gun; these are just...
The Silent Assault On Americans With Addictions- Part IV: Medical Necessity 2.0

The Silent Assault On Americans With Addictions- Part IV: Medical Necessity 2.0

By all accounts, Salvatore Marchese was a lovable guy who was kind, sensitive, moral and embarrassed by his disease. He struggled with addiction through his high school years. Sal wanted desperately...
What You Need To Know About Illicit Drugs Today

What You Need To Know About Illicit Drugs Today

Drug abuse is a serious problem in the United States, especially among young people who are using a new generation of designer drugs. These drugs mimic the effects of traditional recreational...
Successful Recovery- Set Aside Stigma

Successful Recovery- Set Aside Stigma

For almost 30 years, Delray Beach has quietly been a welcoming place for people in recovery. By 2007, Delray Beach had been recognized nationally by the New York Times as being...
Synthetic marijuana

Why Synthetic Marijuana Is One Of The Biggest Issues Facing Teens Today

Synthetic Marijuana: An alarming trend is occurring across the United States: teenagers are experimenting with synthetic marijuana. They think synthetic cannabinoids are harmless drugs. In reality, these manmade drugs are one...
MARIJUANA

MARIJUANA-WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

The cheers rang out and the pundits heralded the election results of November 2012. Exhilarated followers in college dorms, faculty lounges, and city parks across our nation had won their long...
Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Forces Substance Abuse Treatment To Rethink Business...

The story of where we have been as a country in providing mental health care services is more relevant than ever as we are about to embark collectively on the next...

Helping The Helpers

It’s easy to understand why public safety workers are among some of the country’s highest populations with substance abuse, divorce, family dysfunction, depression and suicide. Dealing with the suffering and tragedy...
Collateral Damage of Addiction

Collateral Damage of Addiction

When formulating my thoughts for this article I realized the first thing I must say is how sorry I am for the need for such words. And how sorry that you,...

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