Published on Monday, 15 May 2017
Researchers in England and Wales have correlating the rising number of opioid overdose deaths with a recent increase in pregabalin and gabapentin prescriptions.
Published on Friday, 12 May 2017
Researchers have found a significant correlation between frequent peer victimization at a young age and substance use in later adolescence. This suggests the necessity of peer victimization interventions for youth in order to diminish the likelihood of substance abuse and other long-lasting effects.
Published on Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Getting a loved one into treatment can be a difficult task, especially if the individual struggling with addiction is in denial about their disease.
Treatment is most effective when the addicted person has an inner desire to change and enter into recovery, but sometimes this internal shift only comes about with a push in the right direction. In some cases, staging an intervention may be the push that your loved one needs.
Published on Monday, 08 May 2017
Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have found compelling evidence correlating genetic factors related to metabolism with some of the adverse effects of synthetic cannabinoid use. Their findings may help lead to pharmacological treatments in the future.
If you are struggling with cannabinoid use disorder, please call us today at 504-510-2331.
Read more here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170424141359.htm
Published on Monday, 01 May 2017
A study conducted using US national survey data shows that the risk of cannabis use disorders increased at a significantly greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws. This suggests that voters and legislators alike should consider the possible adverse consequences of cannabis use when considering the appropriateness of related health care laws.