Clinical Column:The Need For Effective Medicaid SUD Treatment

Posted by Charley Melson on Aug 8, 2019 1:38:09 PM

 

Medicaid has been a staple topic in the media for years, with an ongoing debate regarding its policies. Medicaid is a lifeline to millions of Americans who would not otherwise have access to essential care to promote health and well-being. The implications of Medicaid services extend past healthcare and trickles down into various aspects of public well-being.

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Topics: Clinical Column

The Dangers Of Alcohol & Marijuana Use For Teens

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

If you’ve got teens in the house, you’ll almost certainly find issues with alcohol and marijuana use that come about during their formative years.

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Stigma Surrounding Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

In America, as many as 22 million adults and children over the age of 12 years old struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This translates to 8.5% of the population.

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Topics: Addiction

The Signs Of Denial During Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 5, 2019 7:55:00 PM

 

Denial plays a pivotal role in addiction and goes a long way toward explaining why addicts persist with alcohol or substance abuse despite the many consequences they may face.

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Topics: Addiction

This Week In Recovery: August 2, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

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Clinical Column: Ties Between Substance Abuse & LGBT Community

Posted by Michelle McGinnis on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

June marks the anniversary of the Stonewall riots and is LGBT Pride month. An event like Pride month is certainly something to celebrate; however, it also affords the opportunity to create and engage in conversations about important topics related to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) community.

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A Dangerous Duo: Pregnancy & Substance Abuse

Posted by Neil Appleby on Jul 31, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

We’re all acutely aware of the damaging effects of alcohol, tobacco and drugs but substance use during pregnancy is particularly risky.

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What Is Cannabidiol? The Benefits Of CBD

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the main components in marijuana, it has become more popular in recent years as it has started to be used as a treatment method for many problems, most notably epilepsy.

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Topics: Drug

What Is Suboxone?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

If you are unfamiliar with different forms of medication-assisted treatment, you may not know what Vivitrol is or you may ask yourself ‘what is Suboxone?’ if this is the case, you may be able to benefit by learning more about different types of MAT that treatment facilities can offer.

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Topics: Suboxone

This Week In Recovery: July 26, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

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