Opioid Crisis in America
When the first needle exchange program (NEP) appeared in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1983, law enforcement officials in the U.S. were not impressed with the idea.
The differences of opinion between …Continue reading
In our recent blog post Methadone: Changing Attitudes, Saving Lives we discussed the benefits of methadone treatment for people struggling with an opioid use disorder. The purpose of that post …Continue reading
By Chris Johnston, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Pinnacle Treatment Centers
In our recent blog Methadone: Changing Attitudes, Saving Lives we discussed the benefits of methadone treatment for people struggling with an …Continue reading
Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration over the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities throughout Pennsylvania. His declaration followed the General Assembly’s action in passing 13 …Continue reading
Ninety percent of Perez's employees have some sort of addiction in their past, within the last two years. Jason Gibson is on his fourth try at recovery. "In my 20s …Continue reading
The Georgetown Police Department is implementing a new program to help those with drug addiction.
The Angel Program, which was launched Tuesday, allows Scott County drug addicts who voluntarily enter the …Continue reading
When laying out life plans and dreaming about the future, people don’t usually include drug addiction in their vision. Sometimes, a person gets entangled in addiction because of peer pressure, …Continue reading
It’s only natural, when faced with a tragedy of staggering proportions, to retreat behind the barricades of our prejudices and preconceptions. It’s comforting to imagine there’s something about the victims …Continue reading
Bynes is back.
After some tumultuous years of arrests, rehab and more, the former actress and child star appeared on camera Friday for her first interview in four years to talk about her …