Drug Abuse

Drug Addiction is Selfish

The focus is often on how drug addiction hurts the addict, but the fact is, there are few acts more selfish than drug abuse and addiction. The impact on communities where the drugs are produced, the individuals coerced into trafficking the drugs across borders, the cost to the community where they are used and the … Continue reading Drug Addiction is Selfish

General Issues

20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration John P. Gilbride along with US Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced that 20 people have been charged with conspiracy to distribute an analogue controlled substance called “Molly.”  Based in central New York, the conspiratorial drug trafficking ring had co-conspirators in … Continue reading 20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

Addiction Recovery

What to Eat During Recovery: Regaining Energy and Health Through Nutrition

Enough can’t be said about the importance of good nutrition to an effective and long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Like a good night’s sleep, eating the right foods in the right amounts can set the tone for your entire day, allowing you to let the little things go and handle the big things without … Continue reading What to Eat During Recovery: Regaining Energy and Health Through Nutrition

Family And Addiction

3 Steps to Effective Family Therapy After Heroin Addiction

Families take many forms in America today, but one thing all families share is an intense emotional connection between members. When a family member has a heroin addiction, however, emotional ties weaken. A heroin addiction responds best to treatments that help someone understand how heroin use affects him and others. People with addictions easily deny … Continue reading 3 Steps to Effective Family Therapy After Heroin Addiction