Altruistic Decision Making Focus of NIDA’s Addiction Science Award.
(CNN) — Actor Charlie Sheen has begun at least his fourth stint in rehab after he was taken from his home to a hospital by ambulance last week. He was “very, very intoxicated, also apparently in a lot of pain” on Thursday, according to a 911 call from a doctor who had just talked to…Details
As 2011 gets underway, we reflect on the many challenges a new year brings. Professionals in the field of addiction continue to face an ever changing landscape of drug use trends. Recent data from SAMHSA revealed substance abuse treatment admissions for primary pain reliever abuse increased more than 400% between 1998 and 2008. The National…Details
DailyBeast.com ranked Las Vegas America’s 36th drunkest city. The city ranked lower than Toledo, Ohio; Anchorage, Alaska; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It seems amazing that Las Vegas wouldn’t rank higher than 36th. People come to Las Vegas to drink and party. Dr. Pohl weighs in on what this might mean. Read the full story hereDetails
A new study being released in a British medical journal says Alcohol is more harmful than other drugs
Dr. Mel Pohl discusses an article to be published in a British medical journal regarding the harmful effects of alcohol and how this should affect our view of other drugs. Read the full article hereDetails