Drug War: How did we get into this mess?

An NJ.com reporter says big disasters are usually the fault of big governments and that the failure of the War on Drugs was predicted from the outset. Even conservative commentators recognized the dangers inherent in the all-out prohibition – after all, America already had one prohibition experience to look back on. Spot on predictions from …

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Top 5 Luxury Rehab Centers in Malibu, California

Malibu is synonymous with sun, sea and rehab centers! So much so, that some residents are objecting to the sheer number that ae springing up in suburban areas. Parking, it seems, is becoming difficult to find in some neighbor hoods. Resident’s concerns aside, not all rehab centers are created equal. Of the many rehabs to …

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Opiate Addiction Treatment

Heath Ledger. Elvis Presley. Chris Penn. Anna Nicole Smith. Prince. These are a handful of celebrities that have died from opiate overdoses. These were hugely successful, class-act names that fell prey to the world of prescription painkiller abuse, leading to their untimely deaths. Opiates are derived from the opium that naturally occurs in poppy plants. …

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Marijuana is the most widely-used drug within the United States. Recently, national debate has been sparked about legalizing Marijuana and hemp products. Similar to alcohol abuse, the legal standing of marijuana does not change the negative effects that it has on users. Many people feel that marijuana is so widely accepted that there must not …

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Inpatient Drug Rehab

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) conducted a survey in 2009 and discovered that over 23 million people, starting from only 12 years old, needed professional help for substance abuse addiction. That is a staggering amount of people, especially with the problem already exciting for some children before they are even teenagers. …

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