April is Alcohol Awareness Month: What You Should Know
Alcohol abuse is affecting more than 100 million worldwide and causing three million deaths per year. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism says there are roughly 18 million…Read More
What’s Killing the 18-45 Age Group?
Opioid overdose is the leading cause of death in 18-45 year-olds, with 70% from the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Every 8.57 minutes, someone dies from an opioid overdose. Rahul Gupta, Director…Read More
Drug Treatment Options: Do Your Homework!
Living At Home, But Going To Therapy There are so many types of alcohol and drug treatment options, all claiming to “fix” your troubled child: the ones that allow your…Read More
October is National Recovery Month!
Why do we have it? The public needs to be educated. Last year, there were over 107,000 overdose deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. …Read More
Does Abstinence = Recovery?
One out of every ten American adults consider themselves to be in recovery from alcohol or drug problems. Partnership at DrugFree.org. Yet, the definition of recovery differs among individuals as…Read More
“Honey works Better than Vinegar”: Contingency Management Programs in Recovery
If you’ve never heard of a contingency management program in out or in-patient treatment centers, it’s because it’s under utilized. It’s a behavior modification system in which rewards are contingent…Read More