With 40 percent of opioid medications in Michigan prescribed by surgeons, a team has launched an effort to encourage safer prescribing across the state, and a map of drug takeback locations.
New podcast for my weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. In this special episode #164, I have a guest – SoberP – some of you might know her because she’s been my apprentice, and maybe you’ve received emails from her. SoberP has also done something extraordinary this year: […]
Going to therapy and establishing a trusting relationship with a therapist is the key to overcoming drug and/or alcohol dependence and resolving drug-related issues. Drug and alcohol addiction are inextricably related to a person’s psyche and other concrete problems (social, financial, or health-related issues). Show More Summary
Heya, just checking in to let you know I’m still here. And to force myself to sitdown and not Netflix and check out how I am doing. I am back to the place where I do not want to take … Continue reading ?
In a discovery that advances the understanding of how marijuana works in the human body, an international group of scientists has, for the first time, created a three-dimensional atomic-level image of the molecular structure activated by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active chemical in marijuana.
In my husband’s world a good cheesecake recipe is a valued commodity. If he had a choice, he would have a slice of cheesecake at every meal. This all began years ago when he had a roommate who was a fabulous baker and went on a cheesecake kick for approximately 6 months. Show More Summary
Jennifer talks to us about building from the ground up, keeping ego in check, and how to overcome burnout. This episode was recorded in Nashville at the Innovations In Behavioral Healthcare Conference.
Alcohol is the most widely used addictive substance in the U.S., with 17.6 million people suffering from alcohol misuse or dependency. Alcoholism has also become the third leading lifestyle related cause of death, resulting in 88,000 fatalities a year. When a person is grappling with alcoholism, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to function. Ultimately, … Continued
Everyone knows that in recovery it is important to make sure that you have a sponsor to help you on your early road of recovery. They can quickly become your confidante as they share with you their personal experiences with living a life of sobriety. They even act as coaches who will keep you motivated … Continued
We lose nearly 130 people a day to drug overdoses. It is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and the loss is felt most acutely by the families left behind. By doing a better job of helping families and their addicted...Show More Summary
The United States has asked the United Nations to classify two chemicals used to make fentanyl as controlled substances, The Wall Street Journal reports. The post United States Asks United Nations to Help Control Fentanyl Ingredients appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
An increasingly popular synthetic opioid known as Pink is being sold online, according to NBC News. Only four states—Florida, Ohio, Wyoming and Georgia—have banned the drug, also known as U-47700. The post Powerful Heroin Substitute Called Pink Being Sold Online appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
A new study suggests opioids may blunt natural parenting instincts. The findings may help explain why some parents who are addicted to opioids put their children at risk, The New York Times reports. The post Study: Opioids Appear to Blunt Natural Parenting Instincts appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
Some high schools are teaching teens about the dangers of heroin and prescription opioids. One school in West Virginia has a drug-free club, which meets to learn about drug use and addiction. The post Some High Schools Teach Teens About Dangers of Heroin and Prescription Opioids appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
A new Gallup poll finds 60 percent of American adults believe marijuana should be legal. Last week a study released by the Pew Research Center found 57 percent of U.S. adults say they support legalizing marijuana. The post New Poll Finds 60 Percent of American Adults Say Marijuana Should be Legal appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
New podcast for my weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. This one talks about setting boundaries. Turns out, we care so much that other people like us, that we don’t care if we like ourselves… Don’t feel bad. As a group, we suck at having good boundaries. […]