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Recovery: What Does It Mean?

You might think the definition of "Recovery" should be fairly straight-forward, particularly for those of us in the addiction treatment community.  After all, it's...
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Is Canada Replacing The Maple Leaf with The Marijuana Leaf?

The US market for marijuana was $6.1 billion in 2016, a 34% increase over 2015. While 29 states and the District of Columbia have...

Destined to Get Worse…Before It Gets Better

Addiction is crippling our nation. Over 27.7 million people in the US used illicit drugs or abused prescription drugs in 2015(1). This marked a...
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Reach Them While They’re Young

A study cited in the report estimated that every dollar spent on effective, school-based prevention programs can save an estimated $18 in costs related...
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Breaking The Wall of Addiction

For far too long, alcoholism and drug abuse have been primarily considered social and criminal problems.  As a result, addiction was treated wholly separate...
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Augmented & Virtual Reality in Addiction Treatment

Coming Attraction – AR, VR & AI In Addiction Treatment.​ Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality have captured our imagination, as people and entire industries contemplate...
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America’s Addiction Tragedy

Failing to Treat Its Afflicted Citizens According to a recent landmark U.S. Surgeon General's Report, there is a huge deficit of addiction treatment facilities in...
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The Sooner the Better

  US Surgeon’s General Report - Third In The Series. When most of us think of addiction, the first thing that comes to mind is someone...
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$1 Billion Approved

US Surgeon’s General Report - First In The Series. After a year or so of back and forth, Congress finally passed ground-breaking legislation funding $1...
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Carfentanil: The Elephant Sedative Killing People

Carfentanil. If there was ever a drug designed to wreak havoc - this is it! Only 5 milligrams (about 1/16th the size of a baby...