Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

People seeking help for substance abuse like alcohol treatment in Pompano, often have to go through social gauntlet of misrepresentation, mistreatment and general hostility and guilt tripping. Substance abuse disorder, even within much of the medical community, is seen as a moral issue almost exclusively. Snap judgements are often put upon the person looking for…

West Virginia Bill Template For Other States

Substance abuse treatment in Florida, along with the rest of the country, faces many hurdles, especially with regards to access. The demand for south Florida drug rehab often outstrips the supply and more often, due to how it’s funded, is out of financial reach for many people. The opioid crisis in particular has hit West…

Public Opinion & Opioid Addiction

This is a small sampling of responses to an article by award winning journalist Jennifer Percy’s article on Kensington’s open-air drug market, “Trapped by the Wal-Mart of Heroin” which appeared this month in the New York Times, which covers the problems facing people trying to find Oxycodone treatment, but ended up in a downward spiral…

Tackling The Whole Problem In Florida

With the entirety of the United States experiencing an upswing in drug overdoses across the spectrum of all drugs including alcohol, prescription and illegal substances, Florida’s drug use is also on the rise. A recent CDC report placed Florida at 17th out of the fifty states in ranking for overdose-related deaths which is 17 percent…