Relapse, in a broad sense of the word, is defined as “falling back into a former state, or returning to an active phase of a disease after a partial recovery.” Maybe the biggest key to this [...]
These stories are told by our neighbors, co-workers, and friends all the time. Heroin not only takes the life of the person using it and destroys it, but it affects everyone around the addict [...]
Ever notice the seemingly daily barrage of articles, papers, studies, blogs, op-ed pieces producing an increasing crescendo against 12 step treatment programs and AA. Do you know how long these [...]
Alcohol is as serious as any drug that is out there on the streets or in our pharmacies. Alcohol still remains the most highly abused drugs in the United States today. Many family members, [...]
We all have to work. Getting a job when you are first getting sober, or even years into sobriety, can be tricky in regards to what to tell your prospective new employer, what they can ask you, [...]
Recently one of the largest heroin seizures in the country occurred in Queens, New York. Reports state that two men from Guatemala were found to be in possession of 48 kilograms of heroin in the [...]
The epidemic of Heroin Addiction is being addressed in a big way at Super Bowl 50. On Sunday, at halftime of the Super Bowl, an ad about what heroin is doing to people’s lives is going to air.
The thing I find truly fascinating and intriguing is that Physician Impairment Programs, which are designed to help Doctors stop drinking or taking drugs, don't allow Physicians to participate in [...]