Category: Drug and Alcohol Addiction

A recent $11 million jury verdict in California has found an L. Ron Hubbard-inspired rehabilitation center’s “negligence” to be a “substantial factor” in the death of a man who sought treatment at the facility. According to legal documents, John Cunningham became a “student” at Narconon Redwood Cliffs in 2015. His sister, Jan Cunningham, came across…

As Michigan’s opioid crisis deepens, treatment experts warn that proposed state regulatory changes could lead to widespread layoffs of substance abuse workers and even force some treatment centers to close. A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday (Oct. 17) in Lansing for comments on the proposed changes, with state officials saying new regulations are needed to…

Martin Hopkins is sitting peacefully in the pretty, sun-dappled courtyard garden of Bristol’s Chandos House addiction treatment center. He’s come a long way in six months. “I was on the streets in Plymouth. I was using heroin, crack, spice. I was trying to kill myself,” he says. The 41-year-old admits he was a one-man crime…

When a parent has a teen or teens suffering from substance abuse issues, they maybe not fully aware of the types of care available. There are many adolescent drug treatment options that you can find by contacting a substance abuse program in your area. Making contact with healthcare professionals who have experience with different curing…

Food addiction is also one of the the most dangerous addictions in the world. This type of food addiction is called Bulimia. Bulmics and other food addicts eat compulsively. They can’t stop their compulsive habit once they have started their binge eating and tend to disregard the consequences of their behaviors. These people are persistently…

Are you a teenager? The teenage years can be rough enough. But if you’re living with the effects of someone else’s drinking, the problem is compounded and maybe Alateen can help you. Being close to someone with an alcohol addiction can effect you in ways that it’s hard to describe unless you’ve lived through it.…