Latest U.S. Measures to Control Opioid Abuse far from Foolproof

Blog: Latest U.S. Measures to Control Opioid Abuse far from Foolproof

August 28, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey

Opioids account for close to 15,000 deaths by overdose in a single year in the United States (2008). In an effort to combat this, U.S. doctors are being asked to attend a course on proper dispensing of opioids. But attendance is optional. Will this help the opioid epidemic?

Back to School: Rise in Abuse of “Study Drugs” Leads to Addiction

Blog: Back to School: Rise in Abuse of “Study Drugs” Leads to Addiction

August 27, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey

As everyone from kindergarteners to college students head back to school for a new semester this September, it is important to bring to light a rising trend: “study drugs”. Of course you won’t see any kindergarteners taking study drugs, but high school students and especially college and university students are at high risk for abusing these drugs.

What Price do you Put on Sobriety? Sober Coaches cost $1,000 per day!

Blog: What Price do you Put on Sobriety? Sober Coaches cost $1,000 per day!

August 25, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey

If you have relapsed after rehab more than once, and do not know where to turn, Sober Coaches are available to stay by you 24/7 to ensure you maintain sobriety. Only catch - they cost at least $1,000 per day!

Dappo, K2, Spice – Synthetic Marijuana is a Global Health Concern

Blog: Dappo, K2, Spice – Synthetic Marijuana is a Global Health Concern

August 22, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey

K2, Spice, Dappo, herbal smoking blend – whatever you call it, it’s dangerous. And authorities in Japan cannot seem to stop the concerning rise in use of these synthetic cannabis products.

What Can Those in Recovery Learn from Weight Watchers?

Blog: What Can Those in Recovery Learn from Weight Watchers?

August 19, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey

Weight Watchers has years of proven success helping people lose weight, but could their programme actually provide some benefit to recovering addicts as well?

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