If you're having problems with drugs or alcohol, the real first step is to consult a doctor, preferably an member of ASAM (the American Society of Addiction Medicine ) -- you want to be diagnosed by a real doctor, or some former drunk in a church basement? People are dying in non-medical rehabs, and it has become a national scandal, especially in California where people go to non-medical rehabs and proceed to drop dead. Addiction is a MEDICAL condition with behavioral symptoms. Read about the recent tragic rehab deaths in the latest eBulletin.
Why is it that really smart creative people gravitate towards recreational drug use? Good question, and there are several theories...while we don't have a final answer, we can contemplate some famous people and their drugs of choice.
Good News! Cops are saving lives with new overdose antidote! Bad News!: Prescription Painkillers Killing More People Than Heroin and Cocaine Combined!
There is so much content, we are thrilled and delighted beyond human comprehension to bring you the latest Addiction/Recovery eBulletin!
Read on -- more news you can use and opinions that won't drive you to drink!
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