John Southworth

John Southworth …The Passing of a Real Life Hero

John Southworth 1938-2017 John Southworth was born January 1, 1938 in Oakley Idaho. John spent his early years in Oakley until the family moved to Caldwell...

From ObamaCare to Trump Care

The last decade saw two major federal legal advances for addiction treatment. First, in 2008, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act outlawed...

FREE E-Book: 101 Tips for Staying Clean and Sober

In Recovery Press is proud to announce the release of L. Scott Hartman's new book "101 Tips for Staying Clean and Sober."   It features...

Recent Advances in Opioid Deterrence

The science of pain is intriguing.  It wasn’t all that long ago that a shot of whiskey was the pain reliever of choice.  Modern...
Overdose Deaths

OVERDOSE DEATHS: The Numbers Just Keep Getting Worse

I was recently reading an article in the New York Times, noting that anywhere from 59,000 to 65,000 people died from drug overdoses in...

Drug Use and the Law …Alternative Sentencing

Addiction is a fierce master.  It can drive you to lie, cheat and even steal, just to feed the beast.  Almost all of us...

This Week in Addiction & Recovery: July 21

Is This the Perfect War Drug? Captagon, a powerful amphetamine that’s been nicknamed everything from “the jihad pill” to “chemical courage” continues to charge across...

This Week in Addiction & Recovery: July 14th

Neuroscientists Study Drug Addiction Trigger When fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb, their risk for future drug addiction skyrockets. According to a report...

This Week in Addiction & Recovery: July 7, 2017

Can Ecstasy Cure Alcoholism? British scientists have been given the green light for a groundbreaking clinical trial to fight alcoholism—one that would use MDMA, the...
doctors from the cleveland clinic have created a controlled substance agreement for opioids

The Controlled Substance Agreement

The out-of-control opioid epidemic has left most professionals scratching their heads. "If we could only figure out how to stop all this madness in its...

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