News tagged with substance abuse treatment

Stigma increases likelihood that drug users reoffend

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive and actually lead to a vicious spiral of drug use and reincarceration. Research published in BioMed Central's ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Other
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Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

Doctors who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs can be treated successfully and returned to medical practice with the help of special programs that couple referral to treatment and monitoring with rapid responses to ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Other
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