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Medical Marijuana, Overdose Rates and Chronic Pain

While much of the recent discussion around marijuana is related to legalization for recreational use, it’s important not to overlook the topic of medical marijuana. While Colorado and…

Squashing Mental Illness Misconceptions

Let’s be honest: Mental illness makes us uncomfortable. Unlike a cancer diagnosis or a broken leg, where causes are understood and treatment methods are clear cut, depression, bipolar,…

What Is Integrated Treatment?

In the early days of substance abuse treatment, the focus was on detox and “getting clean,” to the exclusion of almost everything else. As the field of addiction…