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Teenagers – Unique Creatures
By on November 30, 2015

Over the course of hundreds of years, anthropologists have identified a unique creature roaming planet Earth. There observers noted over centuries of observation that these creatures can at times behave…


Questioning Your Behavior: Am I an Addict?
By on May 11, 2015

“What’s your drug of choice?” “More.” “So what if I’ve had a few nights of heavy drinking, so what if I recreationally use some drugs with my friends on the…


Higher Education: MDMA & Molly Abuse on College Campuses
By on March 9, 2015

Unfortunately, on college campuses across the country, we hear far too often about students overdosing on drugs. Recently, on the campus of Wesleyan University, 11 students were hospitalized after taking…


Layperson Access to Naloxone in The Sunshine State: Giving Life. Inspiring Hope.
By on March 2, 2015

Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of injury death nationwide.[1] Opioid overdose can occur, accidentally, from medical use of prescription opioid pain relievers, non-medical use of prescription opioids,…


What Do Heroin Addicts Look Like?
By on July 11, 2014

A new study about heroin addiction showed that the demographics of heroin addicts have changed–not a surprise to people who work in addiction treatment–but still may shock many who may…


Saving Lives from Opiate Overdose
By on April 24, 2014

The evolution of American drug use has two faces: On one side is the groundswell for the approval of medical marijuana and even recreational marijuana. On the other side, the…


Keeping Teens off the Marijuana Bandwagon
By on March 7, 2014

The conversation about marijuana is not dying out. Medical, recreational, legal or illegal, it is part of the buzz in state legislatures and professional sports. Despite the cries of ‘it’s…


Not Me: Identifying Addiction
By on February 27, 2014

A new survey of smokers, or should I say, people who smoke, has brought out that old issue of admitting there’s a problem. The California study showed that more than…


Sounding the Alarm on Crystal Meth
By on December 6, 2013

Meth Awareness Needed When Impact Is So Deadly The calendar is full of awareness weeks and months, with different colored ribbons (pink for breast cancer) and even facial hair getting…


Toronto Mayor Admits Smoking Crack
By on November 7, 2013

After months of denials, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack, in the latest chapter of a saga that puts the city’s residents in a place that seems…