Seeing pain with MRI, Addiction Equity & Affordable Care, Naloxone Monoploy
May 8, 2013
Pain is becoming visible through the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Scanning Technology promising better perspectives on how to address chronic pain ... a discussion of the Addiction Equity and Affordable Care Acts, in the context of addiction treatment options. The Feds come out with another statement of intention to pursue drug use regardless of contravening state laws .... the issues of the safety of drug use in the context of public service announcement and educational efforts. And one company has a monopoly on the life-saving drug Naloxone, used for heroin (and opioids) overdoses.
Mapping the Brain, Another new designer drug - benzo fury
April 24, 2013
President Obama's plans for mapping the brain -- much like the human genome project of the 90s. Also more on opioids addiction, in Canada and the US - how it relates to treating pain. And the logic, fairness, or lack thereof of tying drug testing to welfare assistance.
Marijuana and motivation, vaccines and new experiments in with reducing coke using lasers
April 8, 2013
Marijuana is being implicated in increased drop-out rates for college students with short term memory and motivational issues. New vaccines for different drugs continue to come out at a rapid rate, and new experiments with controlling coke addiction by manipulating the pre-limbic cortex using a laser to switch off controlling neurons.
CNS Productions produces one of the leading drug education textbook for college and university level drug and addiction education classrooms - Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs, 7th Edition. In addition, CNS Productions provides support and teaching aids to assist instructors, including student study guides, instructional support videos for every chapter in the book, sample tests, online educational and interactive crossword puzzles, as well as both paperback and eBook versions of the textbook.
Our comprehensive video library of educational substance abuse DVDs is used by addiction counselors in their practices as substance abuse treatment and drug identification tools. Professional drug education instructors use these and specialized videos as counselor education and training tools.
2013 Northern District Judicial Conference
February 22, 2013
2013 Northern District Judicial Conference April 12-14, Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa, California. Darryl Inaba is a featured panelist. Click title for more conference information.
27th annual CAADE Conference 2013
February 20, 2013
California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators 27th annual Conference 2013, Reno, Nevada, April 18-21. Pre-Conference on Ethics. 18-21 CEU available.
2013 DUII Multi-Disciplinary Impaired Driving Training Conference
February 20, 2013
2013 Oregon DUII Multi-Disciplinary Impaired Driving Training Conference will be 4/26/2013 through 4/27/2013 at Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center, Bend, Oregon