Blog

Sleep Problems in Addiction Recovery

by | 10. June 2015 08:20

Insomnia (difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep) is one of the most common issues tied to BOTH active substance abuse and the recovery process.  Lack of restful, productive sleep creates significant disruptions in day-to day functioning.  When someone is trying to re-establish stability in their job, relationships, health AND abstain from substances of abuse, sleeping problems … Continue reading Sleep Problems in Addiction Recovery

Tags:

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |


Obstacles to Seeking Treatment

by | 02. June 2015 08:54

Funding and access to treatment is still a critical problem for many.  This topic, summarized in brief by NCADD from a USA Today article, identifies several factors that contribute to the biggest dilemma in addiction treatment. Check out NCADD’s summary here and the full USA Today article here

Tags:

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |


Overdose Deaths in Bucks County: 2014

by | 27. May 2015 11:02

The Pennsylvania State Coroners Association has released their Report on Overdose Death Statistics 2014.  This report is broken down by overall totals for the entire Commonwealth of PA and also county-by-county. It provides the raw data and percentages as they pertain to each drug in addition to breakdowns by day of week, month and gender … Continue reading Overdose Deaths in Bucks County: 2014

Tags:

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |


Naltrexone May Be Helpful in Treating Methamphetamine Addiction

by | 26. May 2015 11:38

This summary posted by NCADD describes a small sample experiment that yielded results indicating the potential for naltrexone’s effectiveness in treating methamphetamine addiction.  Check it out here

Tags:

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |


College Age & Young Adult Drug/Alcohol Use Patterns: Current Topics in Addiction & Recovery

by | 18. May 2015 10:59

This news release from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) re-introduces information from the 2013 Monitoring the Future study.  The updated info-graphic provides easy to read, hard facts regarding Alcohol, Marijuana and Prescriptions Stimulant (Ritalin & Adderall for example) abuse in the college age/young adult population.  The age group has traditionally been known as … Continue reading College Age & Young Adult Drug/Alcohol Use Patterns: Current Topics in Addiction & Recovery

Tags:

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |