March 15, 2013

Stricter Drug Treatment Laws for Parents in Alabama

In Alabama, a new drug treatment bill may mean that parents who receive treatment for alcohol or drug addiction more than twice in a five year period may lose custody of their children. The bill, championed by Republican representative Wes Long, has many supporters, but some people are concerned that the bill may deter people […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment
March 14, 2013

Alcoholism in Women Linked to SIDS

Last week, The Examiner reported on a new study which will soon be published in The Journal of Pediatrics. It shows a strong link between mothers with alcoholism and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Prior to this study, research on SIDS has focused mainly on other risk factors, such as putting a baby to sleep […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment