The Future of Addiction Prevention Starts Today

An old say you may or may not have heard before is “Children are the messages we send into the future.”  But what if we thought about it from a slightly different perspective and make a small adjustment to that saying; “Children are the potential addicts we send into the future”. It certainly gets us Read More

New Drug is 100 Times More Potent than Fentanyl

The experimental drug W-18 has resurfaced and is keeping law enforcement on high alert In the 1980s, a team of scientists at the University of Alberta manufactured a series of experimental opioids. Their research concluded that one of the formulations, referred to as W-18, is approximately 100 times more potent than fentanyl which until recently, Read More

What Does Donald Trump’s Presidency Mean for Addiction Treatment?

Since 1999, deaths from opioid abuse have quadrupled across the United States, tearing through citizens of all classes of our society and waking up our politicians to a much bigger problem. It’s not just addiction that’s the problem – it is how we treat it. In our recent election, candidates from both sides of the Read More

How Accurate Are Home Drug Tests?

If you’re considering giving your son or daughter a home drug test purchased over-the-counter, you may be wondering how accurate and effective these tests really are.  You may be worried that an inaccurate result could do more harm than good if it turns out that your child isn’t actually using drugs or alcohol. At-home drug Read More

How to Drug Test Your Child

Children and teenagers are often faced with many social pressures as they grow into young adults. These pressures can make them want to fit in with the crowd and be accepted by their peers, and even though most parents try to instill the values of being an individual, many adolescents still tend to go with Read More

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