An article in the American Society of Addiction Medicine, 2017 explores the use of SoberLink systems in the monitoring of client treatment for alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Nine expertise in the areas of AUDs - both with research and clinical backgrounds - manned a panel that examined the value of using monitoring systems such as SoberLink for aiding in the recovery process.
Almost two years have passed since my last drink. The road from addiction to recovery has been a heartbreaking and enlightening journey. And despite the pain, I’m thankful for who I am today. But what still brings fear is the potential impact on my children.
A mysterious marijuana-related illness is popping up with increasing frequency in hospital emergency rooms, particularly in states where cannabis is now legal.
There are people in the world who just have that magic attitude that inspires others. They approach life with a certain curiosity and resilience, asking questions without getting attached to the outcomes. The answer doesn’t matter - they ask away! A “no” merely sends them in the direction of a possibility that they had not yet considered… until that moment. A shift in perspective takes them on a path that results in stretch and growth. Every adventure is viewed as an opportunity.
Emotional experiences can induce physiological and internal brain states that persist for long periods of time after the emotional events have ended, a team of NYU scientists has found.
Recent findings appear to reconfirm evidence of a two-way link between schizophrenia and cannabis use, suggesting that one leads to the other.
George Michael passed away just before 2 pm Christmas Day in London and now his longtime manager, Michael Lippman, says the singer died of heart failure. Thames Valley Police describe his death as "unexplained but not suspicious"
Drugs are one of the single greatest medical innovations, saving countless lives each year. However, for all the lives drugs save, they also are responsible for causing many deaths as well, through both accidental and purposeful injuries. Recent reports from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention show a 23 percent increase in the number of people dying from drug overdoses in the U.S from 2010 to 2014.