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Why You’ve Never Heard of the Vaccine for Heroin Addiction

Published on January 9th 2015, By Alexandra Sifferlin, Every week, the chemist Kim Janda at the Scripps Research Institute gets at least one email—from an heroin addict or a person who loves a heroin addict—that goes something like… Read More

Why Cravings Occur

Published on January 7, 2015 by Shahram Heshmat, Ph.D. in Science of Choice Craving is produced by prolonged drug use, and it is one of the most frequent causes of relapse, even after long periods of abstinence. For… Read More

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

Published by CDC on January 6th 2015 Vital Signs: Alcohol Poisoning Kills Six People Each Day Alcohol poisoning deaths are caused by drinking a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time. This can result in… Read More

Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

Published on January 5, 2015 By Dr. Sanjay Gupta The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. Back in the 1960s, heroin users were usually young men, who started using around an average age of 16. They were… Read More

Survey: Addiction and Drug Abuse Concerns Prompting PCPs to Prescribe Fewer Opioids

Published on January 06, 2015 By AN Staff Concerns over addiction and drug abuse are causing some primary care physicians (PCPs) to prescribe fewer opioids for chronic pain, according to a recent national survey on prescription drug abuse…. Read More

The Health Risks of Binge Drinking

Published on January 6, 2015 by Constance Scharff, Ph.D. in Ending Addiction for Good Drinkers generally understand how binge drinking alters behavior. However, more than behavior changes with intoxication. Binge drinking is a significant cause of accidents. It… Read More

“Current Trends in HIV” Comp CEU Luncheon with Jorge E. Rodriquez, MD

Presented by La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center Tuesday February 10, 2015 11AM-2PM Networking – Lunch – Presentations Current Trends in HIV: Prevention, Early Intervention, Treatments Topics: What is PEP and PrEP & Why Therapists Should Know Women at… Read More

La Fuente Invites you to Current Trends in HIV:  Prevention, Early Intervention, Treatments

COMPLIMENTARY CEU LUNCHEON Tuesday February 10, 2015 11AM-2PM Networking – Lunch – Presentations Earn 3 Free CEU Credits Topics: What is PEP and PrEP & Why Therapists Should Know Woman at Risk RSVP @ Seating is limited,… Read More

Think Before You Drink

Published on December 30, 2014 by Richard Taite in Ending Addiction for Good Even though many of us are aware of the higher rates of alcohol-related traffic fatalities on New Year’s Eve, myths about drinking and driving persist…. Read More

The Truth About Loneliness

Published on December 29, 2014 by Billi Gordon, Ph.D. in Obesely Speaking The key to removing unhealthy habits is removing the reasons you have them. Loneliness is a major cause of many unhealthy habits and physical illnesses[1] Loneliness… Read More