UK Fentanyl Fears

For years now, an epidemic of opioid overdoses has been sweeping across North America. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, on an average day in the USA, more than 650,000 opioid prescriptions are dispensed, 3,900 people initiate non-medical use of prescription opioids, 580 people initiate heroin use, and 78 people die … Continued

Addiction: A Creative Solution

Peru’s National Institute of Mental Health has been pioneering a new way of treating addiction. Dr. Valladolid is at the forefront the controversial method, which is based on art therapy. Patients are ‘abducted’ from their homes with the help of family members before being admitted into hospital. There they will receive artistic and holistic addiction … Continued

Cannabis: It’s A Pleasure

Unsurprising but true: policy documents and treatment interventions developed to tackle illicit drug use do not acknowledge the social benefits, and indeed pleasures of, substance use. It would make little sense to continue prohibition if there was no industry voice whatsoever to advocate such a message. In this article we will focus on what this … Continued

Why Couples Are Turning to Marijuana for Happy and Healthy Relationships

This article originally appeared on KINDLAND Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional well-being of groups of men over 75 years. The research showed something maybe obvious and interesting: Good and healthy relationships are the key to happiness. What does it take to have a healthy and happy relationship? Many factors go into keeping a … Continued