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In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


Crime- the Lifestyle

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.


Mandated vs. Voluntary Treatment

I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.


Social

Clinicians Blogs

Stoned Voter Effect?

Much of the chronic user’s life is taken up by anxiety, about where future doses will come from.


The NIH, Corporate Sponsors, and Research

So if some enterprising MD or PhD were to show with a proposal for research designed to prove that drinking has definite health benefits, the industry will throw money at it.


In the News: Opioid Windfall

It does seem ironic that the industry most responsible for the creation and continuation of our current opioid epidemic could also be the main beneficiary of this next wave of treatment funding.