destigmatize through detox?

Ohio seems like it’s getting over the anger and into the solution when it comes to dealing with addiction: providing measures of treatment even if it means short term stay and attention to addiction other than jail or prison. After reviewing comments, the accumulation of anger towards the costs undertaken by these options seem alarming…

Free shipping on Vicodin orders over $100

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2014/05/amazon_illegal_drugs_muscle_relaxants_steroids_prescription_drugs_delivered.html Yes, even Amazon has loopholes and its amazing what a dealer will do to squeeze the system in order to provide drugs through mail. In a digital age its hard to control the logistics of ordering and shipping, yet its so highly tempting to be part of such a wonderful supply and demand search.…

Thou shalt not medicate…

tends to be the common verbage of those in recovery, influenced strongly by an ‘old school’ adage of ‘medications are drugs’ of many 12 step groups (though there is an AA pamphlet that communicates the importance of medication and the place for it in recovery). In modern times we stand at a standstill, with points…

Opiate epidemic filling up prisons

In Ohio prisons, the opiate epidemic is packing jail cells and making us wonder if we are doing enough with prevention, because incarceration is not working. The high rising costs of facilities and the impact of addiction are out of control. What are we missing? http://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/503776/Official–addiction-epidemic-filling-Ohio-prisons.html?isap=1&nav=5019