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'Court of Hope' succeeds in cutting crime in Calgary communities

CALGARY- A unique justice initiative now has real numbers to prove it prevents millions of dollars in drug crimes plaguing Calgary neighbourhoods.

Drug Treatment Court… 750 more words


Gift-Giving Guide for Our Young Addicts

Midwestern Mama struggled in the early years of her son’s addiction with what to give him for Christmas – torn between what was kindness and enabling.  916 more words


Rx Drug to Help Heroin Addiction Actually Enables Abuse

A recent drug raid in Cherokee County, Georgia brings to light an issue that true abstinence-based treatment programs have predicted since the introduction of the prescription drug Suboxone.   311 more words


Drug Addiction, Brains and PSA

What is drug addiction?

I was a little surprised to learn that addiction is a long-lasting brain disease. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain—and how the brain works. 580 more words


Alcohol And Drug Treatment Sets You Free

In the past few decades, advances in the field of medicine have resulted in the evolution of effective alcohol and drug treatment. The treatment offered earlier was not as effective as the one available today. 532 more words