It seems as though we live in a generation where we expect a pill or injection to fix everything. If you look back over time, you will see that medication assisted treatment is not a new [...]
Rehab is an important tool in the recovery process. Addiction cannot be cured. Rehab is just the beginning and sobriety is an ongoing process. There’s a reason that twelve step programs have [...]
The American Journal of Public Health recently published an article documenting the increased use of benzos among adults. Overdoses rose sharply for those whose ages fell between 44-65.
As of 2014, reports concluded that the “Garden State” surpassed the national overdose rate by 3 times, totaling a per capita rate of 8.3 fatalities per 100,000 people. In hopes to combat this [...]
We hear time and time again, “I became addicted to opiate medication after my surgery”. A research team out of Harvard reported to JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), that [...]
This medication would do it; that you would no longer be bogged down by the burden of addiction. You genuinely believed methadone or suboxone would stop the insanity, but you are still abusing [...]
Casual cocaine use might not seem like such a big deal. Unfortunately, that’s not true. The National Institute on Drug Abuse warns that the effects of cocaine are immediate and occur on first use.
There’s no secret that there is an addiction crisis and Pennsylvania is no stranger to it. In order to cut down on multiple opioid prescriptions, the state has set up a tracking system. It’s a [...]
What’s one great fear of all addicts? Getting caught at work. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration encourages employers to [...]
Clearbrook Treatment Centers’ CEO, Dr. Nicholas Colangelo, offered his assistance and support to a drug and alcohol facility in Palm Beach County, Florida. One of the county’s oldest treatment [...]