Is The Ninth Step An Apology?
As you may know, Clearbrook teaches and believes in the “12 step model” of abstinence as our method of achieving a clean and sober life.
“Benzo” Abuse- As Dangerous As Any Drug
Benzodiazepines are a class of narcotics that act on the central nervous system by reducing the activity of nerves in the brain and the spinal cord. They are prescribed mainly to treat anxiety [...]
FDA Approved: “Heroin In A Pill”
Why in America today would the FDA approve a new opiate pain medication that has been deemed “heroin in a pill”? Prescription drug overdose deaths now surpass car accidents as the leading cause [...]
Deadly Batch Of Heroin In Our Area
There is a deadly batch of heroin going around that directly impacts the people in our communities in the northeast. In Camden, New Jersey there have been more than two dozen overdoses reported [...]
Signs & Behaviors Of Someone With Addiction
Is someone in your life that you care about and love having a problem with drugs and alcohol? If you have approached the person you suspect of using, they probably told you that they don’t have [...]
Being Manipulated Leads To Enabling
One of the glaring characteristics that an active addict and alcoholic possesses is the ability to manipulate people. A component that addiction needs to keep it “alive” is to get what it wants.
State Law: Involuntarily Committed To A Drug Rehab?
One state in our country has a law on the books that allows people to petition the court in order to have someone committed to a drug and alcohol rehab. In 1993, the state of Florida enacted the [...]
The Pitfalls Of Long Term Suboxone Use
By now most people know that there is an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse in our country. We are now reading every day of someone in our town or city that overdosed and died the [...]
State By State Heroin Overdose Numbers
The data has compiled as to how many overdose deaths there were in the year 2014. ABC News did an investigative study on the heroin and prescription pain medication problem that has swept the nation.