Addiction

How does my addiction affect my family?

Addiction is a terrible disease that can cause permanent damage to a person’s mental, emotional and physical health. Every...

Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

Addiction and mental health disorders are often connected, and understanding mental health disorders is important to understanding and treating...

What Is the First Step of Drug Addiction Treatment?

In 2009, only 2.6 million of the 23.5 million people who abused drugs and alcohol received treatment, according to...

How Does a Drug Addiction Develop?

Researchers have learned a great deal about addiction over the years. Researchers in the 1930s believed that addicts consisted...

Board-Certified Addiction Treatment: What To Look For In A Recovery Program

Building a Support System During Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction requires hard work and persistence. Addiction is...

Top Addiction Research: 2018 Year in Review

By: Mark S. Gold, MD & Dr. Drew W. Edwards, EdD, MS 1. What Drives the Onset, Progression, and...

It’s time for change. The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

Substance misuse and its harms are a pervasive problem in the United States. Not only are individuals and families...

The Evolving Pain and Opioid Conundrum

Conundrum; Noun: A confusing and difficult problem or question. ‘one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts’ The...

Temperament, Personality, and Addiction: Untying the Gordian Knot

Broad models weaved together often provide us with insight as we struggle to reveal a picture of this complex...

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