ADDICTION

Jason Good in Addiction
October 8, 2020

Addicts Should Be Helped

Just as the title of this article says, addicts should be helped. Too often I look through social media articles about addiction, only to read the comments section and find myself appalled at what some people are writing.

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Jason Good in Addiction
September 30, 2020

Debate Highlights Lasting Stigma of Addiction

The recent debate highlighted not only that addiction is a problem for all of us, but that the stigma of addiction is still a significant roadblock for some. Addiction is not a political issue, and we won’t repeat what was said. The truth is it highlights the fact that addiction can strike anyone and the road back is often a difficult one.

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Jason Good in Addiction
September 17, 2020

Supply and Demand: Drug Dealers Price Gouging Due to Pandemic

Supply and demand is the name of the game when it comes to selling drugs. Beyond anything else, and I hate to say it like this, drug dealing is run like a business.

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Jason Good in Addiction
September 3, 2020

Bath Salts Aren’t a Thing of the Past: New Jersey Arrests on the Rise

Bath salts are an intoxicating substance that exist in a similar realm with “spice.” Years ago, “legal” drugs and substances known as research chemicals became pretty popular. They offered the ability to get a user high without causing them to fail a drug test.

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Jason Good in Addiction
August 26, 2020

The Stronger the Better: Addicts Purposely Seek out Killer Drug

We currently live in a society where drug use has been completely normalized. Hearing about drug addiction and drug overdoses nowadays is such a normal occurrence that it’s no longer as jarring as it used to be.

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Jason Good in Addiction
August 22, 2020

Colorado Emergency Responders Allegedly Dosed Over 900 People with Ketamine

When drug addiction is at an all-time high, the last thing we need is more drugs . With nearly all mental/emotional disorders and addiction having been highly medicalized, the knee-jerk response to drugs has been more drugs, oddly enough.

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Jason Good in Addiction
August 13, 2020

An Ex-Addict Looks at His 39th Birthday

I came into this world on August 14th, 1981. My life wasn’t always easy. I was born into a good family, lived in a great town, had everything I ever wanted and needed.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 24, 2020

The Numbers Are In: 71,000 Overdose Deaths in 2019

So far, 2020 has been one heck of a year and not in a good way. This year has been full of bad news in one form or another. As soon as we think it can’t get worse, it does.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 8, 2020

Potential Wave of Overdose Deaths Expected in Colorado

The Coronavirus has done a number on our society and made parts of daily living as we knew it, unrecognizable. We’re having to wear medical masks in public and we’ve had to get used to this new idea of “social distancing.“

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Jason Good in Addiction
June 8, 2020

Xanax: How the Younger Generation Got Hooked on ‘Bars’

It’s feasible to look at our current drug crisis and only see opioid and methamphetamine addiction. Sure, those drugs make a ton of headlines with mass overdoses, giant smuggling busts, and a constant “cat and mouse game” with U.S.

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