A recent study highlighted the large gap between reported drug use when questioned and later quantitative tests on provided samples.
New data suggests that what parents do before they even conceive can have an effect on future children. What do parents need to know in order to be the best parents that they can possibly be?
Methadone is seen by some as a solution to heroin and opioid addiction; increasingly it's becoming a death sentence.
Opiate overdoses are likely the greatest fear any parent or family member has for their addicted loved one. But what actually happens during an overdose? Read on to find out.
For many addicts in recovery, engaging in the fine arts can be a significant boon to their recovery.
One Percent of Doctors Responsible for 25 Percent of Opiate Prescriptions – A Look at Overprescribing
Sometimes we want to blame the medical community for the opiate epidemic our nation is now stuck in. But as it turns out, the vast majority of doctors have nothing to do with the overprescribing of addictive pain meds. In fact, only a small percentage of doctors are contributing to this serious problem.
Just about everyone enjoys listening to music. Music makes people feel good. Listening to music is calming, relaxing, soothing, enlightening, uplifting. Listening to music is simply a fun thing to do. There are hundreds of music styles and millions of different songs out there.
Every year we're given clear reports on drug deaths in America. But new data suggests that these reports have severely underestimated the real crisis of drug fatalities across the 50 states.
The War on Drugs has often been called one of the most unpopular criminal justice reform policies in recent U.S. history. Begun in the early-1970s and accelerated in the 1980s and 1990s, the War on Drugs was a Nixon-era policy that declared drug abuse as “public enemy number one.”
There are lots of ideas about how to tackle addiction, many of them excellent ideas. But one concept is agreed upon amongst a considerable majority of Americans: We need to move away from the constant criminalization and incarceration of addicts and drug users.