Covid-19 & Addiction: Compounding Crises

The union between the viral pandemic presently at the forefront of American society, and the opioid epidemic of yesterday, have united to create a particularly deadly outcome for the cross section of society susceptible to both.

Gateway Theory: Padlock

Gateway Theory

Gateway Theory, if you’re a product of the D.A.R.E. generation you’ve no doubt heard of the concept.  Get introduced to “soft” drugs like alcohol or marijuana and you’re all but guaranteed to turn into a heroin addict. Is it true?

Modern Drug Policy

Drug Policy: The History

It’s pretty clear that America has a drug problem.  The United States of America, the land of the free, houses less than 5% of the world’s population, and yet we have nearly 25% of the incarcerated population. This is due…

Scale of Addiction: A Drug by Drug Comparison

In most ways the “addictiveness” of a substance is highly subjective to the user. There’s no clear answer to the questions which drugs are more addictive than others.  The subject of addiction in general is frequently unclear with room for…

An Outward Mindset

An Outward Mindset: The Second Pillar

“When people see situations that need to change, the temptation is to immediately apply a behavioral solution. That seems like the fast approach. But if mindset is not addressed, it is usually the slow approach to change.” ― The Arbinger Institute

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