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Public Attitudes and Policy Toward Drug Addiction Shift From ‘War on Drugs’ to Focus on Treatment

Public attitudes and policy toward drug addiction shift from ‘War on Drugs’ to focus on treatment
Ten years ago, Jack Kelly was a recovering heroin addict in his 20s, working as an ironworker. “I didn’t openly tell people on the job I was a heroin addict in recovery. I didn’t… Continue reading

Drug Addiction: Medical and Emotional Help

Drug Addiction: Medical and Emotional Help
People with a drug addiction need both medical help and emotional support. A conservative view might blame the person, while a very liberal view might attack the drug. In actuality, the only thing that is important is the rehabilitation of the member of …… Continue reading