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It’s Official: Purdue Pharma has Filed for Bankruptcy

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

How Substance Abuse in Lawyers Negatively Affects Clients

August 19, 2019

Among working professionals, few occupations deal with as much stress and responsibility as lawyers. These problems often lead to overwhelming feelings and […]

Connections Between Stress and Substance Abuse in Lawyers

August 19, 2019

Becoming a lawyer offers people a professional work environment, an opportunity to help others, and significant financial benefits. They hold the prestige […]

The Link Between Middle Class Drug Use and Domestic Violence

August 19, 2019

Drug use can sometimes increase the likelihood of domestic violence. In the middle class, the co-occurrence of substance abuse and domestic violence […]

The Connection Between Suicide and Binge Drinking Among College Students

August 19, 2019

Binge drinking can lead to suicide in any age group, but college-aged adults are especially susceptible to this risk. Here are the […]

Takin’ it to the Streets: Transit Hubs and Addiction

August 19, 2019

Although the Doobie Brothers didn’t pinpoint what they were singing about in “Takin’ it to the Streets” some years ago, one thing […]

They Call Them ‘Generation O’

August 13, 2019

“Baby Boomers,” the unofficial, yet often used social construct seemed to start the naming cascade. Generation X, Gen Y, and Gen Z […]

Making Space in a Crowded Mind

July 31, 2019

They say that addiction is not a disease. I say take a little look inside my noggin. I was truly insane. And […]

Ring, Ring! Undercover Researchers Calling

July 29, 2019

Many industries use secret shoppers, AKA mystery shoppers, for research purposes. Financial services is one of them. What’s more, the Undercover Boss […]

The Link Between Teen Anxiety and Substance Abuse

July 23, 2019

The life of a teenager fluctuates between polar opposites: the most awesomely great day can be followed by the most painfully mortifying […]

Painkiller Addiction Among Suburban Housewives

July 23, 2019

Women in today’s society are under more pressure to be everything to everyone than ever before. Over time the media, entertainment industry […]

Why Alcohol Abuse is on the Rise for Women

July 22, 2019

The number of men with alcoholism far exceeds the number of women with alcoholism (which is about half that of  men), but […]

Why Xanax Abuse is on the Rise Among Teens

July 19, 2019

Xanax is one of the most commonly prescribed benzodiazepine medications and is routinely used to treat short-term anxiety and panic disorders. For […]

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