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The Power of Unplugging

Imagine a day without distractions. In our society, such a day is hard to imagine and for those with addiction, it's a day even harder to actualize. March 10, 2018 is #NationalDayofUnplugging. The project of Reboot, this day is meant to be a 24 hour global disconnect from technology and a re-connection with ourselves and loved ones in real time with a genuine opportunity for meditation and...

Maryland Declares State of Emergency for Opioid Crisis

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency last week, in an effort to increase his administration's response to the fast growing opioid addiction crisis. Hogan committed an additional $50 million over the next five year for additional enforcement efforts, prevention and treatment resources. The action by Hogan fulfills a campaign promise that he made in 2014. Gov. Hogan lost a relative to addiction several years ago and he said...

People, Pets and Meds

Desperate times, desperate measures. A disturbing report out of Massachusetts-according to The Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association is warning its members that some people are taking pain medicine prescribed to pets. Law enforcement and veterinary officials in Massachusetts suggest that addicts are so desperate for drugs they are taking pain medications prescribed for pets. An outreach campaign to help educate veterinarians about this risk. While this issue is...