2 05, 2017

National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

By |2017-05-02T12:00:11+00:00May 2, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week begins this year on Mother’s Day and lasts for a week. During this week, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and [...]

10 03, 2017

How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

By |2017-03-10T12:00:48+00:00March 10, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

Opioids, such as prescription narcotics, are highly addictive. They work on certain receptors in the brain to decrease pain and create a calm feeling while also inducing tiredness. Narcotics are often used [...]

17 02, 2017

The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis

By |2017-02-17T12:00:50+00:00February 17, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic surging across the nation has affected countless numbers of individuals who have become addicted to these dangerous drugs. However, another group of people being affected indirectly is grandparents. As [...]

12 01, 2017

President Barack Obama Signs the 21st Century Cures Act

By |2017-01-12T12:00:36+00:00January 12, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on President Barack Obama Signs the 21st Century Cures Act

On December 13, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act. This act is the result of a great deal of bipartisan work and demonstrates that Democrats and Republicans are [...]

14 12, 2016

Doctor Warns About Meth & Heart Problems

By |2016-12-14T12:00:55+00:00December 14, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Doctor Warns About Meth & Heart Problems

In August 2016, The American Journal of Cardiology published a study headed by Dr. Sasikanth Adigopula that looked at the correlation between methamphetamine usage and a weakened heart muscle known as cardiomyopathy. [...]

16 11, 2016

Prop 64 About Marijuana Passes in California

By |2016-11-16T12:00:13+00:00November 16, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Prop 64 About Marijuana Passes in California

On the ballot at the California election on November 8, 2016, was a proposition to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, also known as cannabis, for adults over the age of 21. [...]

30 09, 2016

How to Recognize When a Loved One Is Suffering from Drug Addiction

By |2016-09-30T12:00:12+00:00September 30, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on How to Recognize When a Loved One Is Suffering from Drug Addiction

Drug addiction may occur from seemingly innocuous sources, such as from painkillers that are prescribed following a surgery or a painful injury. Many addictions can be traced back to well-known painkillers, such [...]

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