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Change the Narrative

In 2019, it’s easy to see a disconnect between how new discoveries in sciences and medicines are disseminated into the public pool of what one might call ‘common knowledge’. While no information will ever have a one-hundred percent coverage where everyone knows that thing and it is the most up-to-date thing no matter how long Read More

Politico Poll on Addiction Reveals Deficiencies in Policy

One of the most important tools for any society to wield in against its problems is government and policy. When the government reflects the desires of the people and addresses their concerns, it can be a powerful force for change and societal improvement. Many social programs remain popular today and began with citizen action bringing Read More

Ranking Substance Addictions

Just the idea of ranking addictions in any way can feel like attempting to figure out who is worse a cheater or a thief? But as science and medicine research continues to advance and the nature of addiction becomes clearer and more precisely understood, it becomes possible to rank substances in several ways. A recent Read More

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

Drug Addiction and Neurobiology

The number of drug overdoses in 2018 was more than that of fatal car accidents for the first time ever which has been a motivator in modern medicine’s pursuits into understanding addiction every way possible. From psychology to chemistry, medical research has been ramping up around the phenomenon known as addiction as it has also Read More

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