SUBSTANCE USE

SUBSTANCE USE

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 by Clark Miller February 27, 2019 As with the predictable and avoidable costs, including lethal epidemic, of the opioid crisis generated by inappropriately prescribed opioid pain medications for an entirely non-medical condition – similarly the... Read More

Update, Opioid Crisis – Word from the Street: The Bupe Economy is About Abuse not Self-Treatment ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Update, Opioid Crisis – Word from the Street: The Bupe Economy is About Abuse not Self-Treatment by Clark Miller January 10, 2019 It would be hard to identify more nakedly and lethally discrepant accounts of reality than those of America’s opioid epidemic and costly medical... Read More

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Diverted, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes by Clark Miller December 21, 2018 Predictable outcome failures include U.S., French, and U.S. state-level increases in opioid-related overdose deaths over periods of large increases... Read More

UPDATE – Nicotine Links Booming Youth Vaping With Previously Declining Cigarette Use Reversing and Rebounding, With New Warnings on Latent Youth Diabetes Epidemic ADDICTION TREATMENT, DIABETES, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, OBESITY, SUBSTANCE USE, VAPING, YOUTH

UPDATE - Nicotine Links Booming Youth Vaping With Previously Declining Cigarette Use Reversing and Rebounding,  With New Warnings on Latent Youth Diabetes Epidemic by Clark Miller December 6, 2018 Evidence continues to accumulate pointing to increased prevalence of “vaping”, or use of e-cigarettes to inhale... Read More

Teen vaping: More Evidence, Again, Pointing to Booming E-cigarette Use Worsening, Not Preventative for, Cigarette Smoking ADDICTION TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, VAPING, YOUTH

Teen vaping: More Evidence, Again, Pointing to Booming E-cigarette Use Worsening, Not Preventative for, Cigarette Smoking by Clark Miller November 14, 2018 Evidence continues to accumulate pointing to increased prevalence of “vaping”, or use of e-cigarettes to inhale vaporized nicotine (the addictive chemical in cigarettes),... Read More

Vaping Population Gateway Effect? As Vaping Increases, Cigarette Use Rebounding, not Down, in Both U.S. and Canada DIABETES, MEDIA, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO

Vaping Population Gateway Effect? As Vaping Increases, Cigarette Use Rebounding, not Down, in Both U.S. and Canada by Clark Miller November 6, 2018 Evidence continues to accumulate pointing to increased prevalence of “vaping”, or use of e-cigarettes to inhale vaporized nicotine (the addictive chemical in... Read More

Effective Substance Use Treatment Requires Ending All Funding and Treatment for “Addiction” – A Fabricated Condition that Does Not Exist ACE, ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, OBESITY, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE

Effective Substance Use Treatment Requires Ending All Funding and Treatment for Addiction, A Fabricated Condition that Does Not Exist by Clark Miller October 18, 2018 The fabricated condition (or “disease” or “disorder”) of “addiction” is a made-up fiction that represents no real condition; was never... Read More