Hillary Clinton: $10 Billion for Addiction Recovery Support

One reason I love our electoral process is it gives leaders a forum to propose new ideas. My biggest criticism of our democratic system is we allow partisan ideology to create intellectual walls between us. If Hillary offers a new approach to the substance abuse crisis we suffer in America, those on the Right tend to … Continue reading Hillary Clinton: $10 Billion for Addiction Recovery Support

Case Study: Robert, a 35-year-old teacher

Considering Treatment Options The patient is a 35-year-old school teacher. He has been injecting heroin on and off since he was 16. He has never been arrested. He has been through many episodes of heroin detoxification, mostly outpatient methadone detoxification but has also been in three inpatient drug treatment programs. The last inpatient program was … Continue reading Case Study: Robert, a 35-year-old teacher

Marijuana Addiction

ClearHealth attends a major medical training [4.13.13] on addiction, including discussions on alcohol, tobacco, opioids and illicit drugs. The program discusses an effective practice to treat Substance Use Disorders: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referal and Treatment (SBIRT) Take a few minutes to tell us what you think of their section on Cannabis (marijuana) Addiction. Download the … Continue reading Marijuana Addiction