Oklahoma Judge rules Johnson& Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to 6,000 overdose deaths spanning 2 decades Monday, Cleveland County District Court judge Thad Balkman in Oklahoma favored state prosecutors ruling that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson intentionally oversold and completely ignored the states public nuisance laws. Balkman called defendant “false, misleading, and dangerous […]
If you suspect that your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol, chances are you have been through a roller coaster of emotions already. Guilt, shame and outright denial are normal reactions for most parents. How do you know for sure that your child is addicted to drugs? What can you do to help them?
What is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is a term used a person with a mental illness also has a substance abuse disorder at the same time. More than half of persons who have a serious mental illness also have a substance use or abuse disorder. This is often also called “co-occurring disorders.“Many rehabilitation programs are
Long Term Drug Treatment: What is taking so long? In our caffeine-fueled, frantic, multitasking world we want everything FAST. Fast delivery, fast food, fast download, we all want to save time; even with our health care. Emergency medical care is around the corner from many homes. Medical surgeries and treatments that required lengthy hospital stays
Combatting addiction is hard enough. The cravings, the emotions, and the triggers can seem impossible to deal with. Group and individual therapy are often needed to uncover the root causes of the addiction. On top of all this, the physical effects of withdrawal can be difficult to deal with. All of these factors can mean