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NIDA Study Proves Marijuana is Addictive

Scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) have demonstrated that laboratory animals will self-administer marijuana’s psychoactive component, THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), in doses equivalent to those used by humans who smoke cannabis. Self-administration of drugs by animals, long considered a model of human drug-seeking behavior, is characteristic of virtually all addictive and abused drugs. NIDA […]

Drug Rehabilitation: A New Perspective

FASE Report “The use of morphine in the place of alcohol is but a choice of evils, and by far the lesser” Cincinnati Lancet-Clinic. 1889 “Heroin will take the place of morphine without its disagreeable qualities.” New York Medical Journal. 1901 “Some (heroin) addicts readily admit that they prefer methadone as their drug of abuse” […]

Talk to Your Kids about Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Narconon Arrowhead reminds parents that they’re never too young to prevent the downward spiral of addiction Working in the drug addiction treatment and prevention field for the last few decades, professionals with the Narconon® Drug Rehabilitation and Education Program have heard or seen just about everything imaginable when it comes to drug abuse and the […]

First-Time Marijuana Use Soars During Summer Months

Boredom leads teens to increased alcohol and drug use while school is out The Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has warned parents that the initiation of marijuana use increases substantially in the summer time for teens. With data gathered from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), […]