State of Ohio Suing Drug Manufacturers Over Misleading Marketing Campaigns

State of Ohio Suing Drug Manufacturers Over Misleading Marketing Campaigns Several drug manufacturers are being accused of providing marketing campaigns that misled doctors and patients about the dangers of opioids and the possibility of overdose. A recent New York Times story sheds light on accusations that drug manufacturers have a hand in the opioid epidemic, and potentially even a share… Read More

Two PA Counselors Overdose at Addiction Facility

Two PA Counselors Overdose at Addiction Facility Two staff members at a PA addiction recovery clinic overdosed this week, shedding a light on just how pervasive the opioid epidemic has become. The individuals were working at the Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge supervising recovering addicts when they were found unresponsive in their respective rooms. According to CNN, the counselors were… Read More

A Deeper Look at Addiction Recovery in FL

A Deeper Look at Addiction Recovery in FL A recent Fox25Boston.com story sheds light on a growing problem for New Englanders looking for a trustworthy treatment option for their loved one. It tells the heartbreaking story of a mother, Jeanmarie McCauley, who lost three sons to heroin addiction. Her son, Jesse McCauley had been in a long struggle with heroin receiving an… Read More

A Financial Breakdown of Addiction Treatment: Is It Actually Costly?

A Financial Breakdown of Addiction Treatment: Is It Actually Costly? Vice, known for their honest and at times jarring coverage of the American opioid epidemic recently published a fascinating look at the cost comparison between drug addiction and addiction treatment. The article documents a number of addicts, each with different background stories and habits. One such person, a… Read More

Ohio Police Officer Suffers Accidental Fentanyl Overdose

Ohio Police Officer Suffers Accidental Fentanyl Overdose A police officer in East Liverpool, Ohio, collapsed after accidentally inhaling a small amount of dangerously potent drug Fentanyl last week. The officer was rushed to a local hospital and treated for opioid overdose. The Fentanyl entered the officer’s body after he brushed the powder off of his uniform. Local authorities caution: “His wife,… Read More

Simultaneously Treating OCD and Addiction

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Treating OCD and Addiction Simultaneously Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, is an anxiety disorder that is debilitating for those that live with its symptoms from day to day. It affects a person’s ability to perform daily tasks and seems to control all areas of life. Unfortunately, many undiagnosed individuals do not seek help for their OCD symptoms instead turn… Read More

The Importance of Drug Intervention

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The Importance of Drug Intervention Nothing about addiction is easy; it takes its toll on the addict and everyone in their life. There comes a point in addiction where action needs to be taken in order to save the addicts life. Also to prevent them from completely spiraling out of control. Unfortunately, it is rarely the addict themselves… Read More

Does Florida Drug Addiction Treatment Provide Dual Diagnosis?

Whether or not Florida drug addiction treatment provides dual diagnosis is dependent on the Florida drug addiction treatment program you choose. Not all Florida drug addiction treatment programs provide dual diagnosis, so it is important to find out before deciding where to get help. Dual diagnosis has helped thousands of individuals get the help they need. In order… Read More