Happy 420: Still Zero Fatal ODs From Marijuana

Here we are ... April 20th in the year 2016. Although FOUR states and the District of Columbia have ended marijuana prohibition for recreational use and 24 have opened the doors to Medical Cannabis, there have been no fatal OverDoses from marijuana use -- evah! Let's be clear -- one can OD on marijuana, particularly … Continue reading Happy 420: Still Zero Fatal ODs From Marijuana

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