Drugs and the Homeless

August 1, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…the problems we decide not to deal with at present go on to undermine treatment for the rest.

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Stimulants Today

June 17, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The list of deaths from the practice is long and oddly prestigious, featuring celebs such as John Belushi and Chris Farley, among many others.

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Meth Making a Comeback

November 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…if the ground is now shifting to other drugs, then what are we doing in response to that?

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In the News: Flying High in Silicon Valley

September 24, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Naturally, high-energy entrepreneurs are attracted to stimulants. At least until they begin to experience the toxicity associated with too much of a good thing.

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A New ADHD Epidemic?

March 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Of course, if you work in addiction treatment, you probably see some of these same meds being abused by young adults, often beginning in college or grad school.

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Forgotten But Not Gone: Other Highs

March 5, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s an ongoing search among users for ways to either improve the high (which escalating tolerance threatens to steal away) or suppress the withdrawal symptoms.

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In the News: Hitler’s Heroin

April 17, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

That’s not so different from any number of celebrities who’ve died of accidental overdose in the years since the War ended.

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In the News: Lobbying for Meth Cooks

April 10, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

The FDA usually comes down on the side of protecting patient access, while the CDC favors greater restriction on availability.

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The Captagon Craze in the Middle East

February 1, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

The addiction potential was so high it was classified with the controlled substances, and it’s uncommon to find it outside the Arab world.

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