Behind Bars No More: 900 Released in Florida: How Will 6,000 Drug Convicts Return to Society without Life Skills?
More than 6,000 drug convicts will be released as the result of social reform activists, senators and the sanction of […]Read more
From Meth to Alcohol, Rehab, and Worn Sneakers: Chris Bailey Treks the Country in Recovery
Once scrounging cash for his next hit of meth, Chris Bailey walks in the light of recovery, across the entire […]Read more
Finding Opportunities to Talk About Addiction
One major roadblock for parents who want to talk about substance abuse with their children is they often don’t know […]Read more
The Time is Now, Not Later: Don’t Wait for ‘Rock Bottom’
Though October is Substance Abuse Prevention Month, it doesn’t mean we should forget about those currently struggling with substance abuse […]Read more
Substance Abuse Prevention: Countering Peer Pressure
October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month! So far I’ve addressed when and how to talk to kids about drugs […]Read more
Coping With Withdrawal Anxiety, Don’t Wait for “Rock Bottom”
Coping With Withdrawal Anxiety, Don’t Wait for “Rock Bottom” Going to rehabilitation isn’t the problem, it’s having to go […]Read more
13,000 Drug Traffickers Released Early in Calif., 46,000 Reduced Sentences Follow
New sentencing stipulations regarding nonviolent drug crimes will soon be in effect as early as next month. The LA Times […]Read more
Your Past Substance Abuse: Is it Affecting Your Kids?
Most parents have something in their past they’d rather their child never find out about: their awkward teenage years, that […]Read more
Are Celebrities Influencing Drug Use Among Teens?
Miley Cyrus sang about Molly and hard partying. Wiz Khalifa is difficult to recognize without a joint (or two) in […]Read more
Did America Ever Shake Its Opium Addiction?
Here’s a little known fact: one of the plants early settlers brought to the land that would become America was […]Read more