Category Archives: Addiction

Addiction Recovery in the 21st Century

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Dr. Gabor Maté ~ Who We Are When We Are Not Addicted: The Possible Human

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N.H. Ranks High In Prescriptions For Addictive Painkillers

New Hampshire doctors are among the nation’s most prolific prescribers of Oxycontin and other opioids, according to a government report released Tuesday that analyzed the state-by-state use of highly addictive painkillers. The study by the Centers for Disease Control ranked … Continue reading

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Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

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Addiction Crisis

In 2014 more than 47,000 Americans died from a drug overdose. The CDC reports that drug-related death rates in Appalachia and the Southwest were especially high, but in almost every county in the country, the numbers are rising. Treatment programs … Continue reading

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Heavy marijuana use may harm the brain

New NIDA-funded research shows that heavy marijuana use (at least four times per week over the past six months) is linked to adverse changes in the function and structure of brain areas associated with reward, decision making, and motivation.  Heavy … Continue reading

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Secondhand marijuana smoke

People who are exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke may feel a bit of the “high” that comes with using the drug, a new study finds. They may also feel unable to think clearly, and they may even have detectable levels … Continue reading

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