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710: The New 420

710: The New 420

710 Holiday & CBD Oil Have you heard of the 710 holiday? It’s the new sibling to 420 that commemorates oil. Read on to learn about the dark side to the celebratory culture around cannabis by discovering its impact on public health. Cannabis=A Schedule I...
Identifying Drug Use

Identifying Drug Use

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use If you’re trying to find out if a family member is using alcohol or drugs, observe their behavior closely. There are subtle and more obvious signs of drug use to look out for. The first step in helping a family member...
Summer in Recovery

Summer in Recovery

Benefits of Being Sober: Summer Guide As summer approaches, it’s wise to keep in mind how the celebratory atmosphere, frequent parties and holidays (like Fourth of July) impact recovery from alcohol and drug use. Some people may reflect on the good times spent with...
Relapse

Relapse

Triggers for Relapse Tough times can lead to relapse. Know the triggers and methods to prevent relapse, so you’re prepared no matter what life throws at you. You’ve put in the work to manage your substance use disorder, so don’t give up your progress. Also know that...

Adolescent Drug Trends

Over the past decade there have been observable drug trends from, my professional view point, that have taken place in the adolescent population. (Please note that marijuana use has always been in the backdrop for use of this population so this article is more about...