Drug Rehab for Professionals

Alarmingly, a trend is growing amongst professionals: drug addiction. The newest segment of heroin users is not uneducated, underachieving people. As the numbers are showing, professionals from well-to-do homes are struggling with severe drug addiction. The fact is drug addiction can affect any demographic. In today’s world, with a struggling economy and job security in…

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Betty Ford: An Advocate for the Ages

Betty Ford, former first lady and substance abuse advocate, has died at the age of 93. Ford, who battled breast cancer, alcohol addiction and prescription pill abuse, was a lifelong recovering addict and extremely influential in the evolution of substance abuse treatment programs and awareness on the subject. Ford, who became addicted to pain medication…

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Drugged Driving: A Cause for Concern

While it is drinking and driving that is typically discussed in the mainstream media, another issue, drugged driving, has become much more prevalent in recent years. Thanks to increased awareness, groups are slowly beginning to take action and the nation as a whole is taking a closer look at this often overlooked, yet incredibly dangerous,…

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