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The Complex Interplay Between Homelessness and Drug Abuse

Most organizations define homelessness as persons living in temporary shelters or other places not meant for human habitation. However you define it, homelessness has a profound impact on society. While creating accurate estimates for the total number of homeless is difficult, what is known is that these people are our relatives, friends, co-workers and sometimes…

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Is Your Addictionologist up to Snuff? Find Out

As the opioid crisis continues to claim lives, more people than ever before are wondering what separates a great addictionologist, or addiction specialist, from an average one. In this post, we’ll examine this question in detail, providing you with the tools you’ll need to identify a stellar specialist and treatment facility. Along the way, we’ll…

The Truth About Cannabis Addiction: Are You at Risk?

Many cannabis advocates claim that the drug is harmless because it’s ‘organic.’ As we’ll see, this is simply not the case. Moreover, the opinion that marijuana isn’t addictive is just that—an opinion. It’s an assertion that is not supported by science. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a little under ten percent of…