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Date archive: September 2011

Is a Stay-Sober Pill Worth It?

Scientists in Australia have been studying the effects of naloxone on mice in connection to alcohol intoxication. Their hope is to find ways to use the drug to help keep people sober. Naloxone Naloxone is currently used to treat heroin overdoses in humans, but now, researchers are hoping the drug will provide benefits to alcohol…

Can Harm Reduction and the Disease Model of Addiction Coexist?

We hope you enjoy this article from one of our guest writers, Gerald “Jerry”  Shulman. Treatment Solutions is honored to have Jerry contributing to our blog. Jerry is a pioneer in the field of substance use and dependency and we thank him for putting his good name behind our company. Look for more from Jerry…

Bath Salts Increasing in Popularity

There has been a lot of talk lately about the new drug, bath salts, and while the concoction is illegal in many states, some areas of the country are still unaware of the dangers of this drug. The use of this drug is spreading like wildfire, however, and states that haven’t seen its abuse soon…

Adolescent Drug Abuse

When young people start doing drugs or drinking alcohol, they begin going down a path that leads to some very undesirable consequences. They run the risk of living a life of addiction, getting involved with crime, and ending up in poverty, just to name a few. We need to develop and support more programs aimed…

Sad Statistics of Drug Abuse

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released data that show that drugs now kill more Americans than motor vehicle accidents. On the one hand, the rate of traffic deaths has decreased, thanks to improved road safety. On the other hand, as Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske said, “We are in the midst…

Helping a Child Through Recovery

One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to watch a child self-destruct. We want to help our children succeed and to live lives free from pain and trouble. For a family that is being tested by a substance-abusing teen or young adult, the parents suffer as much as their child. “Recovery…

Drug Traffickers Go To Great Lengths

Drug traffickers are brazen, bold, and clever, but not all of them are smart. An Irish man who swallowed cocaine has made headlines because of his failed (and foolish) attempt at smuggling. Unfortunately, these stories are all too common. Ingesting Drugs The 20 year old man was apprehended in Sao Paolo, Brazil, trying to get…

Celebrity Rehab: Train Wreck or Lifesaver?

The reality TV show Celebrity Rehab has wowed fans since it began 3 years ago, but recent accusations by some of the show’s past celebrities have people questioning the motives of producers of the show. Are they exploiting messed up lives to bring in the money, or are they really working to save lives? Exploiting…

Top 10 Recovery Myths (Part 2 of 2)

Continuing with numbers 6 through 10, these are the most common myths people have about recovery. Myths 1-5 Myth 6. You can’t force someone into treatment. A person, in the end, has to want to recover for it to be successful, but people do enter into treatment for reasons other than wanting to get better. Family…

Top 10 Recovery Myths (Part 1 of 2)

September is Recovery Month. Time to get down to business and get help for an addiction you’ve been struggling with. This month is when we educate people on the possibilities of recovery, celebrate with those who have been through it, and encourage those who have yet to make the leap. First, though, let’s get some…

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