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Several cities look to learn from Insite amid epidemic of drug overdoses

Several cities look to learn from Insite amid epidemic of drug overdoses

As North America grapples with an epidemic of fatal drug overdoses, cities pushing for supervised … Svante Myrick, the mayor of Ithaca, NY, has also called for supervised injection sites to address drug addiction in his city. A report …
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Satisfaction With Methadone Among Heroin-Dependent Patients With Current Substance Use Disorders During Methadone Maintenance Treatment

Abstract: Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has long been used to treat heroin-dependent patients. However, satisfaction with methadone in this patient population is unknown. The aim of this cross-sectional case-control study was to evaluate satisfaction with methadone in heroin-dependent patients with current substance use disorders (SUDs). Cases included 152 methadone-maintained patients wit
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Marijuana use disorder is common and often untreated

Marijuana use disorder is common in the United States, is often associated with other substance use disorders, behavioral problems, and disability, and goes largely untreated, according to a new study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.   The analysis found that 2.5 percent of adults – nearly 6 million people
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Report on Scotland’s alcohol strategy published

A major evaluation of the Scottish Government’s alcohol strategy has been published this week by NHS Scotland. It is the final report of Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy (MESAS), established to assess the role of national policy in reducing alcohol-related harms.
The 2009 Strategy marked a departure between the Scottish and Westminster Governments on alcohol policy. It in
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8 Easy Ways To Instantly Boost Your Confidence

When you’ve got an overflowing plate, it’s easy to toss those non-essential to-dos on the back burner. And if your life is a marathon of sprints from one event to the next, a blue mood bringing you down is the last thing you need. Confidence isn’t a self-sustaining feeling. Rather, it ebbs and flows with us, feeding on our positive (and negative) energies with a complete disregard for our j
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