Addicts Found Using Pets to Obtain Drugs from Veterinarians
The opioid crisis is a serious matter in the United States, which has seen considerable coverage in the press recently. The epidemic is being approached from
Pennsylvania Considers Proposals to Force Addicts into Treatment
In an effort to deal with the issue of increased heroin and opioid overdoses in the state, a groundswell of support seems to be growing for
Varying Painkiller Prescribing Practices in Hospitals Examined
Emergency departments and doctors’ offices are traditionally where many people get their prescription painkillers. Because of this, policy makers and healthcare officials have taken a closer
Viewing Opioid Addiction as a Public Health Problem
One of the most challenging barriers to overcome when it comes to handling an addiction is the stigma and misunderstandings attached to being an addict. People
Research Explains Why Cocaine Addicts Display Risky Behavior
One of the more serious, yet under-acknowledged, side effects of cocaine use is the risky behavior that can arise after using the drug. Risky behavior can
Alcohol Abuse More Prevalent Before Marriage, After Divorce
Last year, a group of researchers published a study that suggested that marriage was more likely to prevent people from abusing alcohol. These same researchers then
A Case for Gender-Specific Needs in Addiction Treatment
New information may shed light on how best to help women break free of their cocaine addictions, while also highlighting the fact that treatment centers may
Employers Tackling Issue of Prescription Drug Abuse Head-on
With opioid abuse having become a national epidemic, employee benefits plans are using their resources to take on this issue, according to a survey conducted by
What Does a Repeal of the ACA Mean for Addiction Treatment?
Let’s face it. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) as we know it will be going away. As with other political arguments, this inevitability is met with
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