April 3, 2019

FDA Special Announcement: Reports of Seizures After Using Nicotine Vaping Devices

(From the FDA web site ) The FDA has become aware that some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving youth… Source: […]
February 14, 2018

The 3 Best Ways to Get Your Life Back on Track So You Can Thrive in Recovery in 2018

By Adam Cook Whether you’re early in your addiction recovery or have been working on recovery for some time, you’re likely looking for ways to ensure […]
February 6, 2018

Long-Term Marijuana Use Is Associated With Health Problems Later in Life

Researchers used the statistical technique of latent class analysis to describe distinct patterns of marijuana use across age using data from nearly 10,000 participants in the […]
January 25, 2018

Stressful Experiences Affect Likelihood of Remission of Drug Dependence, Continued Drug Use, and Relapse

Stressful life events are associated with reductions in a person’s chances of becoming or remaining abstinent from drugs for at least 3 years. Source: News feed
January 18, 2018

A Family-Oriented Intervention May Reduce the Effects of Poverty on Brain Development

The parenting-focused Strong African American Families program can ameliorate poverty’s negative effects on limbic brain development.   Source: News feed
October 2, 2017

Deep Brain Stimulation Attenuates Rats’ Responses to Heroin

High-frequency electrical stimulation of neurons deep in the brain can reduce rats’ relapse-like behavior and motivation to take heroin. The finding strengthens hope that deep brain […]