Shutdown Continues to Threaten Addiction Treatment

It’s impossible to remove politics from subjects like drug and alcohol addiction and their treatment. Government policies often dictate how society handles the problems associated with the illness and often times is also part of funding for those solutions. Government actions have a direct influence on healthcare which is partly why the current shutdown may…

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Battles With Businesses

Employers often times put unreal expectations on potential employees. The questionnaires often have what would be under most normal circumstances questions that sometimes even your parents don’t know the answer to because it’s that personal. One of the largest roadblocks for someone recovering from addiction can face is employment and being honest when answering questions…

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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…

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A Possible One Two Punch Against Addiction and Depression

As research continues into the world of addiction, mental health and their interrelationship, new possible pathways for treatment of both continue present promise for the future of successful therapy and that can help people suffering regain control of their sobriety and happiness. Some of this research focuses around Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT), which utilizes medications…

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Middle-Aged Women Fatal Overdoses On The Rise

Across the United States, drug addiction, overdose and fatal overdose rates are increasing seemingly by the day. Alcoholism, opioid addiction, heroin use, cocaine abuse, you name it, the statistics leading into 2018 don’t appear to show any signs subsiding. Of the increased usage, the CDC identified one group in particular that has seen a higher…

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