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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 […]

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 […]

Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family Fall from Grace

May 13, 2019

When we last left Purdue Pharma and its Sackler family owners, they were deliberating a new line of products. It was the […]

The Roots of the Opioid Epidemic

April 29, 2019

Is the opioid crisis a recent phenomenon or did it unfold over time? According to a CNN timeline, the opioid problem surfaced […]

Leaving Rehab Early

April 26, 2019

It can be days, weeks, months, or years before you notice your loved one has an addiction problem. It can take even longer […]

Pharma Execs Face Charges for Role in Opioid Distribution Scandal

April 26, 2019

New Charges in the Opioid Arena  As the United States continues to endure the worst of the opioid epidemic, the nation has […]

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