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Category: Addiction Treatment

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...

New Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism

Aug 26, 2015
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, are hoping to develop a new drug that can be used to treat alcoholism. The drug, instead of working to simply reduce dopamine...

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...

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...

Presidential Candidates Talk of Treatment over Incarceration

Jun 10, 2015
  A topic that might very well be addressed as our country heads into the next presidential election is that of treatment over incarceration. For years there was a war...

Naloxone more readily Available in New Jersey

Jun 8, 2015
Governor Chris Christie recently announced that he has worked out a deal with the manufacturer of Narcan (naloxone), making the drug more available to those that need it. Naloxone is...

The Problem with Co-Dependency

May 11, 2015
Co-dependency is often called “relationship addiction.” It can happen with all different types of relationships, but most often occurs with someone who is dependent on drugs or alcohol. According to...

Talking to Your College Student About Getting Help for Addiction

May 8, 2015
Parents often struggle with finding the right words to say to their older children about drug and alcohol addiction. Adult children who are in college and still come home to...
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