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First Responders and Hidden Addiction How we got ourselves addicted matters not; what is far more important is how to get ourselves […]

Shhh…Not in a Quiet Way, Libraries Help Victims of Opioids

July 15, 2019

Our public libraries have a treasure trove of resources. There are books, of course. Let’s not forget newspapers, magazines, educational programs, book […]

Insys Therapeutics Becomes First Opioid Company to Declare Bankruptcy

June 27, 2019

The dominoes continue to fall for opioid makers and distributors. On June 10th, Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It […]

Rx for Trouble: Opioids for Teens and Young Adults in Pain

June 26, 2019

It was early in the day on Christmas Eve. Before the dental surgeon went off on holiday, he saw one last patient […]

A Forest of Trouble Trees

June 26, 2019

Anybody that is at all connected to social media, the media in general or the world around them is well aware that […]

Addiction Is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

June 11, 2019

Funny how finding sobriety after a long and very active illness cleared up so much. Not only do I feel better and […]

Wheels Matter on the Road to Recovery

June 10, 2019

What prevents people struggling with substance abuse from undergoing treatment? Start counting the ways. We interrupt this exercise to offer a reason […]

AAC’s Dr. Lawrence Weinstein Tackles Alcoholism in the Workplace

May 29, 2019

Some people consider an office their second home, which is somewhat appropriate. Considering that the average person spends roughly a third of […]

Executives of a leading opioid company found guilty of racketeering

May 29, 2019

The Saga Continues… After several months of high-profile lawsuits against some of the country’s biggest opioid companies filling the headlines, we have […]

Attention: ADHD Drugs Spike – Is an Addiction Crisis Far Off?

May 29, 2019

Did Lynette Scavo deserve the moniker “desperate” in the former TV series Desperate Housewives? You bet ya’. Here’s a case in point. […]

Unexpectedly at Home

May 28, 2019

A guy about my age who I didn’t know died. He was a firefighter. His obituary was vague; the always troubling words […]

This Memorial Day, Don’t Let Addiction Ruin Your Holiday Weekend

May 24, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is here, and we know that holidays and family gatherings can be difficult for those struggling with addiction. Old […]

Finding the Courage to Accept Serenity

May 15, 2019

I had two choices: addiction or freedom. It took me far too long to decide which path to choose. I had convinced […]

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