Angels Employee Says Team Knew Of Tyler Skaggs' Drug Use

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Oct 15, 2019 4:13:03 PM


Late last week, a report said that Los Angeles Angels public relations employee told federal investigators that some team officials were told about Tyler Skaggs’ drug use “long before his death.”

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6 Techniques To Staying Sober

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM


Addiction is a serious problem. Whether it is drinking, drugs, or nicotine, being addicted to these unhealthy habits can ultimately destroy your life. Sadly, most people do not know how powerful these addictions are.

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Tyler Skaggs Died From Opioids & Alcohol Intoxication

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 3, 2019 2:56:23 PM


A toxicology report released last week found that Angels pitcher, Tyler Skaggs, had the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone as well as alcohol in his system when he was found dead in July.

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Substance Abuse & Its Effects On Families & Children

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM


Substance abuse is not an issue that only affects the individual struggling with addiction.

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Dangers Of Mixing Tramadol And Alcohol

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM


The opioid epidemic in the United States has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans and has lead to the death of more Americans than the Vietnam War. Most of these deaths are attributed to opioids such as oxycodone and fentanyl. However, there are a number of other lesser known opioids that still cause the death of many Americans each year. Tramadol is one of these lesser known opioids.

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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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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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Gift ideas for the sober person in your life

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Whether your loved one is one day sober or one year sober, there are gift ideas for the sober person in your life you can offer him or her for birthdays, sobriety days, or holidays that can help to encourage and strengthen their recovery. 

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Rehab Centers In Indiana

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

Indiana is one state that has increasingly been seeing the effects that the opioid crisis can have, luckily, there are some rehab centers in Indiana that are dedicated to being a part of the solution. According to recent data from the Indiana State Department of Health, in 2017, the state had one of the highest overdose rate increases in the country and over 1,800 Hoosiers died as a result of drug overdoses that year. This averages to about five deaths a day.

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