The Impact of Legal Marijuana
By the end of this year, 40 states will have legalized some form of marijuana consumption. But what does this mean? Is marijuana safe?
5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill
President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.
Drug Overdoses and the 911 Good Samaritan Law
In the case of a drug overdose, as with many medical emergencies, a matter of minutes can make all the difference between life and death. Yet, many people delay calling 911, or sometimes don’t call at all. And it’s not just drug dealers or complete strangers who are hesitating to call ⎼ it is parents, friends, loved ones. It is the individual overdosing. Not because they don’t care, but because they’re afraid of the repercussions.
The Real Cost of Addiction
Discussing addiction in the workplace might be taboo, but with the increasing economical toll that it is taking we can no longer ignore it.
Know Your Recovery Rights
People in recovery may fear discrimination in their search for housing or jobs. Learn more about the laws and protections in place for individuals recovering from addiction.
“Drunk” driving has been a topic of concern since the days of prohibition. But as more and more states legalize marijuana (23 to date), drugged driving is starting to gain some serious concern.