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CARA Becoming Law Proves Our Astonishing Potential
Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Cardiac Surgeon and Host of the Emmy-Award Winning 'The Dr. Oz...
CARA's passage into law represents Congress and our nation at its best. Bipartisan. Analytical. Idealistic. Compassionate. Yes, we can still be all those things here in America.
From Homelessness to Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil performer; author, 'Acrobaddict: A Memoir'
I had been struggling with heroin addiction for nine years and tried everything to get clean. I was barely keeping a job and frequently going to twelve-step meetings, but I could not stop using heroin because every time I did, I would end up with terrible physical withdrawal.
To Address Addiction, Start With Words
Addiction medicine physician, internist, advocate
In large part, the misperception of opioid use disorder stems from a failure of language. We are boxed in by an outdated lexicon that reflects the unfortunate view of individuals with addiction as moral failures and criminals.
For Young People Addicted to Painkillers, the Path Less Taken -- Why?
Stephen J. Pasierb
A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D.
While no one treatment approach is right for every teen, it is clinically sensible -- but not easy -- to find comprehensive care. We tell families to look for three things.
The President Needs a New Bag -- Motivational Interviewing
People don't change their behavior and attitudes because you tell them to. Instead, they react to being told what to do by erecting defensive barriers and hunkering down.
Naltrexone: Anti-Addiction Pill 'No Urge, No Craving'
Vivitrol: A Cure For Alcoholism?
Dr. Rock Positano
Health Columnist for the New York Daily News
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