Poll: Spend More Money on Addiction Treatment and Prevention

(Pixabay) Everybody has an opinion, but opinions aren't facts. Ideally, polls can determine what those opinions are, but the data is sometimes hard to interpret. The best pollsters and analysts are honest, but sometimes questions can be slanted to record the desired result [...]

Poll: Spend More Money on Addiction Treatment and Prevention2019-05-15T14:33:49+00:00

Treatment More Effective than Prison for Dual Diagnosis

Pixabay It cannot be overstressed or repeated often enough: Substance use disorder (SUD) and mental illness are often co-morbid or co-occurring. It also is known as a dual diagnosis which is best treated with dual diagnosis addiction treatment. According to the National Institute [...]

Treatment More Effective than Prison for Dual Diagnosis2019-09-13T17:57:51+00:00

Death Penalty Won’t Stop Opioid Epidemic

(Pixabay) To end substance abuse, whether drugs or alcohol, you must stop the supply and/or the demand. Stopping demand means reducing the number of people who want the drugs, even if they are available, even if they are legal. This is accomplished through drug abuse [...]

Death Penalty Won’t Stop Opioid Epidemic2019-07-01T15:40:39+00:00