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SWEET TOOTH OR SUGAR ADDICTION – THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU!

Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning with a bad case of the hangries – or maybe in the evening during that space of time between the end...

Heroin And The Age Of Jazz

Although only a select portion of his repertoire was about drug use, Cab Calloway inscribed  an important footnote to the underbelly of jazz. The film International House captured Calloway performing “Reefer...

Living Beyond – BE PREPARED AND AWARE: SUICIDE PREVENTION

You are not alone; suicidal ideation occurs when someone is considering taking his or her own life. It is the constant dwelling and preoccupation with suicide that heightens the risk. It...

Oxycontin Heir To Market Opiate To People Addicted To Oxycontin

When and where does this insanity end?! Just when I thought I’d seen it all, that I’ve heard the most outlandish words ever to pass over a persons lips or witnessed...

Living Beyond: WHEN IS AN ADDICT MOST LIKELY TO RELAPSE

The risk of relapse is at its highest when an addict lacks support, accountability, and an ongoing relationship with a mental health professional. While the relationship with the mental professional may...

A Gut Feeling on The Future of Addiction Treatment

What I find concerning in most modern addiction treatment programs is the lack of integration of new scientifically proven effective modalities with self-help programs. Let me be clear in saying self-help...
MIDLIFE: THE FORGOTTEN FRONTIER

Midlife: The Forgotten Frontier

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses...

Why Self-Esteem Matters and How to Build Yours

Self-esteem is the belief that you are good enough and worthy of enjoying happiness, success, healthy relationships and a good life. From a psychological lens self-esteem is about how we evaluate...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM NEW OPIOID DRUG POLICY (PART 1 OF 2)

Recently, the President rolled out his three pronged approach that he believes will curb our raging opioid epidemic, parts of which sound remarkably close to those of Philippine President Duterte’s; a...

MEETING THE TREATMENT WORKFORCE DEMAND: THE VITAL ROLE OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADDICTION STUDIES PROGRAMS

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 20.8 million Americans aged 12 or older had a diagnosable substance use disorder (SUD) in the past year. This amounts...

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