Category Addiction & Recovery Perspectives
Artwork by former CADT client.
Illicit drug use disorder is a serious condition that affected 38% of U.S. adults in 2017. In our article ‘Addiction & Recovery Perspectives: Love is a Drug’ we described addiction as something that manifests differently per person, making it difficult to identify if someone is at risk. Knowing how to deal with the effects of
Did you know gambling treatment is free to any Minnesotan who needs it? About 10 years ago the Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment began offering outpatient treatment for people who had developed a gambling problem. At one time, pathological (problem) gambling was considered a mental health problem, but research confirmed that for some people,
Note: Addiction is no longer an official diagnostic term, but describes a pattern of behavior most of us can recognize. There may be as many ways to describe addiction as there are people who experience it. Even though it has been called a disease, it is an acquired condition like most chronic health problems. It
Rescheduling Hydrocodone: Better pain management, less overdose and addiction—and what else? The DEA recently published its Final Rule in the Federal Register that moved hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to the more restrictive Schedule II. The rule takes effect on Oct. 6, 2014. Hydrocodone is currently THE most prescribed drug in the U.S.