Archive for the ‘addiction, drugs, drug abuse, illicit drugs, prevention, intervention, recovery, drug treatment’ Category

$1,100 per injection once a month. Naltrexone, or Vivitrol as its brand name, is injected once a month and is said to help in the prevention of relapses.

FDA approves Vivitrol to treat opioid dependence – Detroit substance abuse |


Mental health care transformation grants awarded by SAMHSA – Detroit substance abuse |

Drug treatment facilities SEMCA deal with when sending clients to drug treatment. Please do not try to contact the treatment facilities listed in the article because you will just be told to contact SEMCA. If you have medical insurance, you can still contact SEMCA for assistance in finding the right treatment center for either you, or a loved one.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Who does SEMCA coordinate with for drug treatment – Detroit substance abuse |

Parents need to take the lead in teaching their kids about drug abuse, and know the signs of it if they are to catch the problem early before something very tragic occurs, like an overdose death.

Would you know if your child is experimenting with drugs? – Detroit substance abuse |

Residents of Oakland County, MI can find help for a drug problem in this article. You can also access other links for information on drug abuse/addiction as well. Teens and parents will find a wealth of information about drug abuse in the links that are provided under my “recommendations” list.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Where can I get help in Oakland County? – Detroit substance abuse |

If you live in Macomb County, MI there are links in this article where you can get help for a drug abuse problem. Also, there are links under my “recommendations” for all kinds of information on drug abuse/addiction, including parenting and teens, teen drug abuse, a drug treatment facility locator for the U.S., and a host of other related stuff.

Don’t be left in the dark. Drug abuse/addiction can, and does hit people from all walks of life no mater what their status. The “not my kid” mind-set is no longer safe to assume.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Where can I find help in Macomb County? – Detroit substance abuse |

Drug referral agencies you can contact in the metro Detroit area, as well as out-of-state if you, or a loved-one need help with a problem. These agencies can also assist if a co-occurring mental health disorder is present as well. The links are in the article, as well as phone numbers.

Substance Abuse Treatment 101: Finding help in the metro Detroit area – Detroit substance abuse |

These girls stay in the news for negative behavior. The only thing that might help these two if they are dealt with like ordinary citizens. Both need long-term drug treatment at the very least.

Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton on the edge again – Detroit substance abuse |

Have a safe holiday guys, and help in any way you can in recovery month. If you have a drug problem, get help man, it just isn’t worth the pain, anguish, misery, and possibly your life if you keep it up.

Labor Day, and September recovery month hopefully team up as safe occasions – Detroit substance abuse |

This girl doesn’t have a clue about what she is doing to her life. There will come a point in her life when that money won’t mean crap. Like when she’s dead from an overdose screwing around with cocaine. She could be such a great role model, but she continues to ruin her life.

Paris Hilton cocaine bust, just another day in the life of – Detroit substance abuse |