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The Medical Minute: The Path From Prescription Painkillers to Addiction

The Medical Minute: The path from prescription painkillers to addiction
“But if they don't have an exit strategy and get referred for alternate treatment, addictions counseling or rehabilitation, they can become desperate as they go through withdrawal.” Without a renewing prescription for narcotics, the patients may turn … Read more on Penn State News

Traditional healing to help tackle addiction
About an hour's drive east of Adelaide, the non-medical rehabilitation facility is set on former farmland, with a gym out the back and a community garden out the front. It's a temporary home to dozens of men battling drug and alcohol addiction each year. Read more on SBS

Israeli Program to Send Women Ex-convicts to College on Verge of Cancellation
A program that has helped around 100 women ex-convicts go to college will end after this academic year unless more funding can be found. The project, called Catching the Wave, is run by the Prisoner Rehabilitation Authority, but since its inception in … Read more on Haaretz

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