Everyone’s life has been drastically altered in the midst of this pandemic. The economic hardship, isolation, stress, and loss that it has..
Many countries have a law that defends individuals from being responsible for the crimes they committed while under the influence of menta..
Factors that contribute to an individual’s risk for substance abuse are often perceived as variables outside of their control. Although n..
Today, anxiety and depression are at an all-time high, with one in every ten Americans on antidepressants. While this may suggest that men..
Excessive consumption of alcohol over a long period of time would create a grave risk for anyone of any age or health status. Not only doe..
While the term ‘addiction’ usually conjures up images of substance abuse, the original meaning of the word as defined during Roman times h..
Addiction can be an isolating experience, and battling it often requires a strong support system. Seeking rehabilitation and dealing with ..
For every time we turn on the television, we often land on a commercial involving joyous people while promoting a certain medication and i..
In the week of the 2020 election, the residents of Oregon overwhelmingly voted in favor of Measure 110, a bill that will decriminalize the..
In 2018, opioids were responsible for nearly 70% of drug overdose deaths (“Understanding the Epidemic,” 2019). That’s 128 people per day w..