Daily 1,000 people across the US are treated in emergency rooms for opiate misuse. That doesn’t include other medications that may land someone in trouble and in need of emergency care. While we hear of the “opiate crisis” and well we should, we don’t hear much about other medications on which people can overdose.
TheFreshToast.com published a revealing article about Roger Goodell and the NFL’s stance on medical marijuana while examining their current pain management techniques. NFL Players can have a bottle of Vicodin, a bottle of Jack Daniels and a gun and be in total compliance with NFL policy. Marijuana makes them criminals.
Are you trying to kick a prescription painkiller habit? Have you been in and out of rehab for several years, trying to find a way of quitting opiates/opioids for good? Is there someone special in your life seeing you walk around like a zombie all day, and it’s just tearing them up inside seeing you like this (and by extension, tearing you up inside as well)?
As his career as a player winds down, what’s the next chapter for Hamilton?
Despite his lucrative contract, it seems that Josh Hamilton is ending the chapter of his story as a player. While he has made no official announcement, he has been released by his team and Hamilton is learning what anyone who plays the game learns sooner or later, it reaches an end.
World class institution falls flat on addiction message.
While it was never the sole intention, High Sobriety has created a maelstrom with the addiction and recovery community. It needs it. Rehab, a 35-billion-dollar industry, largely goes unscrutinzed by the press, the results are poor, there is no trend of change, the culture lags the science and here we are dropping bodies and funding a drug war.