Substances Subject to Abuse

What is an Opioid?

By |February 28th, 2018|

There is a lot of discussion in the news regarding opioids and the rising rates of opioid addiction. This may leave you wondering, what is an opioid?  The Oxfor [...]

Opiates and Depression

By |February 13th, 2018|

Conversation regarding the growing opioid abuse situation in the United States is a hot topic these days. However, little discussion is happening that discusses [...]

Healthcare Providers: A Personal Look at Their Opioid Crisis

By |January 2nd, 2018|

Let's face it; no one wants to think about a surgeon in a hospital who is questioning their own decisions and ability while providing your care. It's an uncomfo [...]

It is NOT an Opioid Epidemic

By |November 14th, 2017|

It is not an opioid epidemic. It is addiction. It is mental illness. It is disease. Yes, opiate use and abuse is on the rise in the US. The sad truth is that pe [...]

Help for Spouses of Alcoholics is Available

By |June 2nd, 2016|

When a loved one has an addiction to alcohol everyone in the family suffers, especially the spouse of the alcoholic. The spouse of an alcoholic can feel isolate [...]