Many people use marijuana as for pain relief, so might it be used as treatment for fibromyalgia? Learn about what research has to say about the drug.
01/21/17 12:00 am
Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio...
01/20/17 6:00 am
This week, Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli will depart after two years of service as the leader of the Obama Administration’s drug policy efforts. We sat down with him to hear his ideas about his work, the relationship between Office of National Drug Control Policy and SAMHSA, and where the field of […]
01/18/17 1:49 pm
The members of the Federal Parity Task Force, under the leadership of the White House Domestic Policy Council, presented a final report to the President on October 27, 2016. The report included a series of new actions and recommendations to ensure that health coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services is comparable to […]
01/17/17 12:09 pm
Worldwide, an estimated 119,000 children are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) each year, a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.
01/17/17 12:00 am
According to SAMHSA's National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 23.2 million persons (9.4 percent of the U.S. population) aged 12 or older needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem in 2007. Of these individuals, 2.4 million (10.4 percent of those who needed treatment) received treatment at a specialty facility (i.e., hospital, drug or alcohol rehabilitation or mental health center). Thus, 20.8 million persons (8.4 percent of the population aged 12 or older) needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem but did not receive it. These estimates are similar to those in previous years.
The world of alcohol, drugs, and mental health residential treatment is a complex world; the need for more treatment centers is ever so needed. It is an opportunity for any individual or business to transform real estate investments into a revenue generator, or to help existing businesses generate additional streams of revenue. It also provides a valuable service for the economy. This service helps individuals help themselves and to become productive citizens once again. In the video below it displays some of the faces of this epidemic and shows that anyone could come in its grasp.