Addiction Treatment

Questions surround Florida’s rehab for addicted doctors and nurses

Claims: over-diagnosing, over-charging, conflicts. It's estimated roughly 10 percent of nurses in the U.S. have a dependency on drugs. Roughly 15 percent of doctors are considered addicted to drugs or alcohol. In Florida, the Professionals Resource Network (PRN) and the Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) are state-contracted programs that help addicted practitioners and nurses get treatment while still being

2017-11-17T17:59:34+00:00November 17th, 2017|

Treatment for Depression and Alcoholism Discovered in Psychedelic Plant-Based Drug Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is one of the most potent hallucinogenic drugs in the world. It might also be the key to a breakthrough treatment for alcoholism and depression. Like other drugs that serve traditional purposes in various cultures, such as peyote, piri piri or ibogaine, ayahuasca is naturally occurring and plant based. In South America, it’s usually

2017-11-14T08:32:01+00:00November 14th, 2017|

Nexalin Technology Demonstrates Success in the Treatment of Depression

Nexalin Technology is pleased to announce the initiation of clinical trials designed by the University of Pennsylvania to investigate the effectiveness of the Nexalin transcranial stimulation (TACS) for major depressive disorder. A subsidiary of Legacy Ventures International Inc. (OTC PINK: LGYV), Nexalin Technology is an FDA cleared medical device company that utilizes a safe, non-invasive,

2017-11-09T18:59:24+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Opioids: Unexpected recovery

Ramona Osborne often sat on the edge of death and dangled her feet over the side. Her story is one of being at the bottom of an opiate pit and finally clawing her way out. And now it’s sometimes a couple of months between hearing of a friend or a friend’s child lost to a

2017-11-05T21:33:15+00:00November 5th, 2017|

Tennessee has taken concrete steps to battle the opioid crisis in the last few years.

The state repealed a law in 2015 called The Intractable Pain Act. That law said a doctor who refused to prescribe opioids to patients who requested the treatment was legally obligated to inform the patient of a physician who specialized in the treatment of severe chronic pain with methods that included opioids. New laws were

2017-10-28T21:14:56+00:00October 28th, 2017|

Leading BC Drug Rehab & Alcohol Treatment Program, SCHC Announces Article on Addiction by Dr. Geoff Thompson

VANCOUVER, Canada - October 27, 2017 - (Newswire.com) Sunshine Coast Health Centre (https://www.sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca), long deemed one of the top drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment programs in British Columbia, Canada, is excited to announce that the Centre's Dr. Geoff Thompson has published an important article entitled, "Who am I? The Question Addicts Don't Ask" in Zest

2017-10-28T21:04:54+00:00October 28th, 2017|