Ask anyone how drug addiction affects pregnancy or infant care, and you’ll receive a slew of answers, all of which have one thing in common. Drug addiction affects both negatively. A recent NCBI study involving inner-city, low-income mothers in New Haven, Connecticut, delved deeper into the impact … [Read more...] aboutInfant Care and Drug Addiction: Why It Matters
The Problem With Drug Addiction: How Do We Get Help To People Who Don’t Ask For It?
This article is more of a question, not an answer. A conversation, not a one-sided view. And since we don't have the answer, let's consider it open-ended... Question: How do people who are addicted to a substance get medical treatment if they don't know they have a "problem"? With the recent … [Read more...] aboutThe Problem With Drug Addiction: How Do We Get Help To People Who Don’t Ask For It?
Teenagers, Drugs and Alcohol: Warning Signs
In our work with substance abuse treatment in St Louis, we understand that it is hard to discuss the dangers of alcohol and drugs with young people. This is especially true during teenage years as children are open to discovering and learning more about themselves and are influenced to try new … [Read more...] aboutTeenagers, Drugs and Alcohol: Warning Signs