February 27, 2019

Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to focus on nutrition basics. March is National Nutrition Month: an informative campaign designed to get you thinking about […]
November 19, 2018

Recognizing Holiday Triggers of Trauma

During the holiday season, the need for a trauma-informed approach is critical. Everywhere we turn, we’re reminded that it is supposed to be “the most wonderful […]
November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving: A Time For Celebration And Caution

With turkey, football games, and getting together with family and friends, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is exceptionally busy.  This is also a time when there are […]
November 15, 2018

Youth e-cigarette use is skyrocketing

Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures […]
October 29, 2018

I Respond to People on the Worst Days of Their Lives

By Angela Leath on October 23, 2018 Growing up, everyone I knew wanted to be a police officer, doctor or firefighter. Me? I wanted to be […]
October 22, 2018

Let’s Help our Youth Change the Way They Look at Mental Health

 October 10, 2018 /  SAMHSA /  Mental Health /  No Comments By: Anita Everett, M.D., DFAPA, Chief Medical Officer Mental health is central to everyone’s well-being, particularly adolescents, teens, and young adults. Our […]
October 16, 2018

Drug Task Force Targets Sale of Cannabis Oil in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA — Tony Bryan said he went through the proper channels when he and his wife opened The CBD Oil store on Main Avenue in Northport […]
September 20, 2018

Former Alabama Football Player Shares Opioid Recovery During National Recovery Month

By Samantha Serbin One former Alabama football player’s addiction to opiates almost cost him his family. He remembers his aunt saying, “Hey, if you don’t get […]
September 19, 2018

How Medicaid Programs Can Help End The Opioid Epidemic

Medicaid makes sense as an effective, efficient and ultimately life-saving resource for patients living with opioid-use disorder (OUD), yet in many states the program represents deadly […]