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Should Emergency Rooms Follow this Model for Treating Addiction?

There are a few hospitals out there today, including one in New York, that is attempting to divert potential opiate addicts into treatment--right when...

Why are we withholding Prescription Addiction Medications from Inmates?

This article is really about the attitude that society has towards MAT, or medication assisted treatment. Apparently there are a lot of prisons that...

Stuck in an Addiction? Read this

If you feel like you are trapped and stuck in your addiction then here is what I would suggest for you to do. First...

Taming the Inner Voice of Addiction

Let me take you through this process and explain how it worked for me. I was addicted to alcohol and other drugs. When...

Straight Talk about Beating Addiction and Alcoholism

In order to beat drug or alcohol addiction you are going to have rearrange your entire life. They have a saying in AA meetings:...

How to Overcome a Powerful and Baffling Addiction to Alcohol

Anyone who has struggled with alcoholism knows that it is baffling and insidious the way that it completely overtakes and systematically destroys your life. In...

Is Technology Addiction Real?

There is a lot of sensational headlines lately about technology addiction, phone addiction, social media addiction, and so on. But what if it is...

Tips for Avoiding an Addiction Relapse Post-Treatment

If you just went to an inpatient treatment center then your number one goal after completing that program is to go back to...

Could a New Drug End Addiction as We Know it?

What if a new drug could act as a vaccine against opiate addiction? Apparently such medication are in development now. The New...

The Gift of Open Mindedness in Early Recovery from Addiction

When I was first getting clean and sober, I can remember reaching this point in my recovery journey at which time my whole world...