ADDICTION

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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Jason Good in Addiction
May 28, 2020

What Is Sobriety?

Currently, the general public is consumed with and enraged by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re being told “murder hornets” are the next thing to start taking American lives, followed by some unknown “mystery illness” that only affects infants.

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Jason Good in Addiction
May 18, 2020

Forget Fentanyl, Here Comes Isotonitazene

It seems like whenever the world gets a handle on one specific drug that is causing a bunch of problems, a new one shows up that needs to be addressed.

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Jason Good in Addiction
April 30, 2020

How Do You Know if You are Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol?

Drug and alcohol addiction are some of the most pervasive public health issues of our modern society. Over the last 20 years, substance abuse has been a hot topic of conversation. It’s also been one of the biggest enemies families have faced.

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Jason Good in Addiction
April 7, 2020

Alcohol Sales Skyrocket Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

When people are quarantined in their homes and most of society is shut down, idle hands become the devil’s playground.

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Jason Good in Addiction
April 1, 2020

New Jersey Drug Dealer Arrested for Selling ‘Corona Virus’ Brand Heroin

I was almost waiting for this headline to show up. Unfortunately, during this time of societal panic caused by the COVID-19 virus, people are going to take advantage of and make a mockery of the whole thing.

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Jason Good in Addiction
March 25, 2020

Incarceration Doesn’t Stop Addiction: It Creates “Better“ Addicts

Reading the local news today I was inundated with stories on local drug arrests, mass long term investigations and centuries worth of jail sentences being handed out by the court systems.

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Julie in Addiction
March 24, 2020

A Day In the Life of An Alcoholic

A Day In the Life of An Alcoholic The day after Saint Patrick’s Day in 2010 is a day I will never forget because it was one of the worst days of my life. I woke up in a jail cell still half-drunk, covered in bruises, my hair a mess and facing felony charges of assaulting a police officer.

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