Are America’s Elderly the Next Wave of Addiction?

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Many people working to combat drug addiction tend to focus their efforts on teenagers and young adults, because that is a central time when many people experiment with substance abuse and develop addiction. However, recent stories and statistics are showing a startling number of retirees and people over 50 are also struggling with addiction, becoming […]

Google Trends Knows What Drugs Americans are Looking For

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Many people from every location, walk of life, or culture imaginable struggle with substance abuse and addiction, but these contextual factors can affect the types of drugs abused. For that reason, it can be helpful for people concerned about addiction to look at the patterns, fashions, and pervading habits practiced among many people in a […]

Does Your Brain Fight Against Relapses In Recovery?

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Last week, a group of scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California announced that they received two generous grants totaled at $3.8 million that would go toward research investigating the natural brain mechanisms that help prevent drug and alcohol relapse. The study is scheduled to take place over a 5 year period […]