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…

Positive Psychology Exercises Increase Happiness In People Recovering From Substance Use

As part of the study, the authors noted that effectiveness of positive psychology exercises may be promising tools for bolstering happiness during treatment and may help support long-term recovery.

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…