Your Genes and Addiction

Author Article Over the last decade, the prevalence of opioid addiction has increased to epidemic levels, but unfortunately therapeutic interventions…

What Makes Addiction a Disease?

Author Article Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood has been called “ground zero” in the battle against opioid addiction. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY) Philadelphia’s Kensington…

Could Substance Abuse be Causing PTSD?

It is a well known fact that those that suffer from PTSD are at a much higher risk for falling…

What ‘Dope Sick’ Really Feels Like

See Author Article Here By Brian Rinker Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know….

Marijuana Access Is Associated With Decreased Use Of Alcohol, Tobacco And Other Prescription Drugs

See Author Article Here By Paul Armentano A significant amount of data has been generated in recent years showing that cannabis access is associated…

How To Cope With Addiction When We Also Have Depression

See Author Article Here When we think of addiction, our thoughts tend to turn to drug and alcohol addiction but…

Positive Psychology Exercises Increase Happiness In People Recovering From Substance Use

“’Addiction scientists are increasingly moving beyond the traditional focus on reducing or eliminating substance use by advocating treatment protocols that…

21 Startling Facts That Everyone Should Know About Adderall

The More You Know… Adderalllllll facts 👀

Opioid Expert Accuses FDA of ‘Willful Blindness’ After It Approves Powerful New Painkiller

National Addiction News Article Here An expert tasked with helping the Food and Drug Administration weigh potential new opioid drug…

We Now Have an App for Detecting Opioid Overdoses

“And that could save thousands of lives since over 130 people die every day due to opioid overdoses, according to the National…