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Tag: addiction treatment

A Memory-Erasing Medication to Fight Addiction?

Aug 5, 2019
Researchers are working on a new drug that they believe will help erase an addict’s memory in order to help them recover from drug addiction. The drug, which is being...

How Can I Help My Loved One?

Aug 4, 2019
Many people live for weeks, months, or even years with an addicted loved one. Over this period of time, both the addict and their loved ones will suffer from the...

On the Campaign Trail: Hillary Clinton Proposes Spending More Money to Combat Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Sep 2, 2015
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton wants to spend $10 billion in new federal grants to combat drug and alcohol addiction. She, like several other candidates, has talked openly about wanting to find...

September is Recovery Month

Aug 31, 2015
Every year in September, organizations across the country hold events to increase awareness of substance use issues and to celebrate those who have recovered. National Recovery Month was started and...

Hepatitis C a Risk for Opiate Addicts

Aug 25, 2015
According to the CDC, our country is now seeing the repercussions of the high numbers of heroin and prescription painkiller users manifested in a new threat: Hepatitis C. A new...

White House Develops a Plan to Stop Heroin Epidemic

Aug 19, 2015
It’s what the country has been waiting and hoping for – a real plan that can finally help do something about the tragic rise in heroin addiction and overdose in...

Police Chief’s Facebook Post Gives Hope to Heroin Addicts

Aug 17, 2015
The police chief of Gloucester, Massachusetts, has made big changes in his department when it comes to dealing with drug addicts. The chief, Leonard Campanello, had seen too many people...

How Eminem Beat Addiction

Aug 6, 2015
Eminem has a long and difficult history with prescription drug abuse, and not until he started a strict exercise regimen did he finally beat addiction. He now says he is...

What the New Drug Czar Has to Say, Part 2

Jul 10, 2015
Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), has his own views about legalizing marijuana and how drug crimes should be handled. Many people are looking...

What the New Drug Czar Has to Say, Part 1

Jul 9, 2015
Drug Czar Michael Botticelli has been in office for less than a year, but his drug policies are already starting to show through. He recently talked with the Dallas Morning...
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