Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Brain on Trial

The Brain on Trial - The Atlantic

Fascinating article about brain chemistry determining predilection towards criminal behavior. It proposes using our criminal justice system to address brain chemistry to rehabilitate criminals.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Officials Say Reformulation of OxyContin Has Increased Interest in Abuse of Other Narcotics

OxyContin (2)

From Join Together - now that Oxycontin has been reformulated so that it's harder to abuse, people are just turning toward other narcotics, including heroin.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Treatment for Abuse of Benzodiazepines Soars

Treatment for Abuse of Benzodiazepines Soars | The Partnership at

Treatment for abuse of benzodiazepines—which are used to treat anxiety, insomnia and seizure disorders—almost tripled from 1998 to 2008, according to a new study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).