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The Long-Lived Maze of Substance Use Treatment

This article discusses substance use, mental disorders, and suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling with a substance use disorder, visit SAMHSA’s National Helpline Website or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357.) If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal … Continue reading The Long-Lived Maze of Substance Use Treatment

Raise Your Hand if You Stan MGK

By: Eli Duah-Mensah Picture a rapper. Who is the first one who comes to mind? If you are more old school, you may think of Ice Cube, OutKast, Jay-Z, Snoop Dog, or Method Man. Or perhaps you are more of a modern person who prefers artists like Kendrick Lamar, Pusha T, J. Cole, or Big Sean. But maybe you just don’t like rap at all; maybe you are a pop-punk fan. You like the Blink-182s, the Paramores, the Green Days, The All-American Rejects. Okay, do you have your picture now?  Did you think of Machine Gun Kelly?  Maybe you did, … Continue reading Raise Your Hand if You Stan MGK

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What is Substance Use?

What is Substance Use?  This article discusses substance use, and mental disorders. If you or someone you know is struggling with a substance use disorder, visit SAMHSA’s National Helpline Website or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357.) If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, or just need to talk to someone, call 988, text HOME to 741-741, or visit the 988 Suicide Lifeline Website. You can purchase Naloxone (Narcan) at CVS without a prescription, and the CDC provides online training for administration. You deserve to be here. Have a wonderful day. This article is a two-part series on addiction; this … Continue reading What is Substance Use?