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Colleges Are Considering Student Recovery Programs

For young adults who struggle with addiction, attending college can be a daunting task. Academic pressures can cause a lot of stress, […]

Construction Workers Among the Most Susceptible to Opioid Abuse

October 14, 2019

Construction Workers Suffer from Work-Related Injuries Working in construction is very dangerous. Construction workers engage in many daily activities that expose them […]

Drug Use and Addiction Among High Earning Professionals

October 14, 2019

More Money, More Problems? High earning professionals, such as executives and senior managers, usually have very stressful, anxiety-riddled, and sleep-deprived careers. These […]

The Entertainment Industry and Addiction in America

October 14, 2019

From movies to music and everywhere in between, pop culture and entertainment influence how we behave and what we view as acceptable. […]

The Link Between Substance Abuse and Suicide in Teens

October 14, 2019

Teen Suicide in America Suicide is an increasing problem in the United States. It is the tenth leading cause of death overall, […]

The Methamphetamine Menace

October 9, 2019

“Meth makes you a monster. I’m not going to sugar coat it.” These are the thoughts of someone who knows. A former […]

Is Philadelphia’s Safe Injection Site Legal?

October 7, 2019

A judge has recently ruled Philadelphia’s first safe injection site to be legal. The decision is the first of its kind and […]

Avoiding Settlement: Big Pharma Seeking Removal of Judge

September 24, 2019

With a trial looming, Big Pharma companies are seeking the removal of Judge Dan Polster. Set to oversee the landmark trial over […]

Treat Your Disease Aggressively; Your Life Depends on It

September 23, 2019

I spent a lot of years responding to other people’s emergencies; many  were about addiction in one form or another. I struggled […]

Is the US Opioid Epidemic Spreading Overseas?

September 23, 2019

Is the opioid epidemic that is ravaging the United States going global? The epidemic has the potential to spread overseas to countries […]

It’s Official: Purdue Pharma has Filed for Bankruptcy

September 18, 2019

It’s official: Purdue Pharma, makers of the notorious opioid OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy this past Sunday. The filing comes as part of […]

From Eagle Scout to Drug Kingpin

September 17, 2019

Fentanyl; the word alone has an ominous ring to it. What was once an obscure synthetic opioid, reserved almost exclusively for late-stage […]

Drug Companies Versus the DEA

September 16, 2019

Why hasn’t the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) been taking a greater role in resolving the opioid epidemic? Judging by a recent article […]

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