Yes, I’m Annoyed, and You Should Be, Too

November 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

We’re in a drug epidemic with no South American cartels or Afghan drug lords to vilify.

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The Rumor Mill: “Killer Rehab”?

July 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Either way, it’s the drugs and alcohol that wind up killing the addict — not abstinence.

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Brain Chemistry and Addiction

April 11, 2013 by Tim Stoddart

This might help to explain why even addicts who have been ‘clean’ for extended periods are unable to return to drug use without further problems.

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Practical Advice for Parents: Prescription Painkiller Abuse

December 30, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Many of us already have painkillers sitting on a shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet, alongside the aspirin and the allergy meds. Sometimes they’re unused from prior medical or dental problems.

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Practical Advice on Prescription Painkillers

December 28, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

People have abused opiates for 5,000 years. As much as medicine depends on them, they’ve always created problems for a percentage of users.

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Cannabis: The Addiction Question

December 19, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

In urban areas, in fact, it may be easier for a high schooler to get marijuana than alcohol.

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“Weak” Evidence for Prescription Opioid Effectiveness

April 6, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

These powerful drugs have escaped the constraints of legal use and become widely misused

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Is LSD Going to Cure Alcoholism?

March 12, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

The Norwegian study is part of an ongoing effort to restore the right of researchers to conduct studies involving therapeutic uses of LSD.

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Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic pt 1

February 15, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

What we’re seeing now is an unintended consequence of a change in prescribing. Which doesn’t mean that the medical professions weren’t warned about the possibility, however — they were.

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Bupe Dreams

February 6, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

With good controls, I’d say it’s a legit therapeutic option.

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