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The Way Forward for Addiction TreatmentBy Bradley Callow and Michael Rass
The United States has a serious addiction problem. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death, with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 18,893 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and 10,574 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2014.
The Staggering NumbersIn the same year, 467,000 adolescents (12-17 year-olds) were current nonmedical users of pain reliever, with 168,000 having an addiction to prescription ...Read More
Every April, the eyes of baseball fans turn to their national pastime as hope springs eternal in their hearts. As they dream of pennant races, I slip a DVD into my DVR and watch Field of Dreams for the umpteenth April. To me, it’s the ultimate baseball and metaphysical movie.
When I was pursuing my Masters degree at Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa, its founder, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, spoke of his dream of creating Heaven on Earth. A few years later, W.P. Kinsella turned Iowa into Heaven — at least an Iowa farmland into Heaven for deceased baseball players — ...Read More
More than 28 million Americans have seen at least one parent suffer alcohol’s serious adverse effects, leading to serious family problems. More than 78 million Americans, (43%) of the adult population, has been exposed to alcoholism in the family, according to the ...Read More
Bobbe McGinley MA, MBA, CADAC, LISAC, NCGC II, is a nationally known speaker, author, presenter and trainer.
Alan Cohen is the author of many inspirational books.