Lenses

I’m in the worst part of PTSD…the months that lead up to the anniversary of the rape.  The last few weeks have been tremendously difficult and I am still 6 weeks out from the actual date.  PTSD, anxiety, depression and an eating disorder all change the lenses I am seeing everything through. It’s thinking I’ve […]

https://standingonmyowntwofeet.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/lenses/

Feedback: Opiate Blocker Shows Promise In Helping Addicts

Story Published: Jan 21, 2016 at 5:24 PM EST Story Updated: Jan 22, 2016 at 11:51 AM EST A dozen people in Jefferson County died from heroin overdoses last year. Some studies show very promising signs of Vivitrol helping addiction victims, but experts say this drug isn’t the only tool recovering addicts need. […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/feedback-opiate-blocker-shows-promise-in-helping-addicts/

The damage done by childhood abuse — and new insights into recovery

By G. Wayne Miller Journal Staff Writer Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 10:15 pm Updated Jan 16, 2016 at 10:32 PM A landmark study of the lasting and destructive effects of childhood trauma provides guidance with the potential to significantly improve the well-being of untold millions of people who have been, or will be, abused, […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2016/01/17/the-damage-done-by-childhood-abuse-and-new-insights-into-recovery/

Treatment for Heroin Addiction

At present, an estimated 13.5 million people are using opiates, this includes the 9.2 million who have selected heroin as their drug of choice. Currently, four out of every five drug related deaths are from heroin. The Physical Effects of Heroin Use Heroin affects the body in many different ways. Because of frequent injections, veins […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2015/12/06/treatment-for-heroin-addiction/

Response to HuffPost Marc Lewis Interview on Addiction

INTERSTING POST

So the Huffington Post runs a sub-blog on Addiction and Recovery and sometimes they present excellent reporting (for example, the piece on opioid addiction by Jason Cherkis who actually interviewed my boss, Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek, for the article). But more often than not, they present quite variable reporting on addiction.  A recent interview with […]

http://drsimonsaysscience.org/2016/01/03/response-to-huffpost-marc-lewis-interview-on-addiction/