Finding treatment for addiction is not a quick or easy process. CASAColumbia has developed a new step-by-step guide that simplifies the vast amount of information—and misinformation—about finding effective addiction treatment.
It’s no secret that addiction treatment is cost-prohibitive for many of the people that desperately need it. Learn how insurance coverage will be impacted by the new health care laws.
The start of a new year is a great time to make resolutions and aim to be a better, healthier person. We all know that eating well and exercising regularly are keys to a healthy and happy life, but what adjustments should you make when it comes to substance use?
Today, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) released their annual Monitoring the Future report, which measures substance use and attitudes among the nation’s 8th-, 10th- and 12th-graders. The 2013 report showed continued progress in the decline of some forms of substance use among teens, namely with alcohol, cigarettes and prescription opioids. However, according to the report, while the use of these substances has declined, teen use of marijuana, prescription stimulants and other tobacco/nicotine products has increased.
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