The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen Substance Abuse
21October

The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen...The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs...The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen...

Why it's Critical for Parents to Have a Genuine Interest in Their Child's Life: Getting to Know Their Behaviors, Friends, and Passions Due to its progressive nature, drug usage is one that can go unnoticed long after a teenager's first time using...

Why it's Critical for Parents to Have a Genuine Interest in Their Child's Life: Getting to Know Their Behaviors, Friends, and Passions Due to its progressive nature, drug usage is one that can go unnoticed long after a teenager's first time using it. In extreme cases, if parents fail...

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Profile of a Drug Overdose Victim
02October

Profile of a Drug Overdose VictimProfile of a Drug Overdose VictimProfile of a Drug Overdose Victim

By Family First Adolescent Services

When you think of a drug overdose victim, chances are you think of someone... When you think of a drug overdoes victim, chances are you think of some inexperienced with drug use who takes more than they can handle or a person who unknowingly...

When you think of a drug overdose victim, chances are you think of someone... When you think of a drug overdoes victim, chances are you think of some inexperienced with drug use who takes more than they can handle or a person who unknowingly takes a purer strain of drug than...

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Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for opioid use disorder
27September

Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for...Significant barriers for patients seeking...Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for...

By Neal Hoontis

Proven Opioid Treatment Faces Roadblocks Buprenorphine-naloxone (buprenorphine), a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), is difficult to access in states with high rates of death associated with opiates,...

Proven Opioid Treatment Faces Roadblocks Buprenorphine-naloxone (buprenorphine), a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), is difficult to access in states with high rates of death associated with opiates, according to new research led by the Harvard...

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Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy
27September

Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policyHarvard-Michigan opioid summit explores...Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy

By Ben Cecil

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more...

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more troubling, according to one expert....

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Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family
14August

Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole FamilyAddiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for...Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family

By Ben Cecil

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside...

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside them do as well. They are exposed to...

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Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History
16April

Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction HistoryTalking to Your Teen About Family Addiction...Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History

By Family First Adolescent Services

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family,...

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family, you can keep some tips in mind to help...

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Adderall Abuse The Study Drug
16April

Adderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study Drug

By Family First Adolescent Services

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among...

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among teenagers. For this reason, it is imperative...

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The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use
16April

The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use

By Family First Adolescent Services

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life...

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life of not only the addict, but his or her...

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