Tag: A3

  • U.S. Drug overdose deaths are increasing

    The second leading cause of accidental death in the US is drug overdose (JAMA 2007). Prescription painkiller overdose deaths (opioid analgesics like OxyContin, Vicodin and methadone) account for nearly half of the 36,450 total fatal overdoses with 15,000 deaths that have claimed a number of celebrity lives including famous actor Heath Ledger (CDC 2011). With […]

  • A3 Academy: Low-cost but high-value addiction help!

    The A3 Academy will be taking place again this upcoming Tursday- September 29th, 2011 – In West Los Angeles (2001 Barrington Ave., Suite 204) The topic for this week – This week we will have a process group so come ready to share with everyone in a safe, supportive environment! Cost – The cost for […]

  • About Addiction: Alcohol, drugs, marriage, taxes, and teens

    You’ve come back and we love it! As a reward, we’re going to give you some of the best information about addiction on the web, free of charge. Really! No, seriously, we’re really happy to have you back learning about addiction here on A3. Now go on. Alcohol: Marriage, Sports Games, and Price Planning Science […]

  • Who is accountable for the treatment services addicts receive?

    It’s not often that I let my opinions out freely rather than letting the data do the talking, but this issue’s been making me mad for a while and now it just has to come out. As part of our work on the A3 rehab-finder we’ve been trying to get some measure of standardization into […]

  • Tying up every loose end – Keeping my head above water

    You may have noticed (or maybe not) that I’ve been slacking a little on the writing end of All About Addiction (A3). I love my readers and so I wanted to make sure that you were all in on everything that’s going on so that you don’t feel left out (my wife taught me that!). Now […]

  • UCLA coverage of All About Addiction – Adi in the news

    We don’t normally toot our own horn, but this one is big! If you haven’t yet had a chance to check it out, make sure you read the recent UCLA Newsroom story about Adi Jaffe, A3’s originator, and about All About Addiction. The story chronicles much of the stuff we’ve already talked about on A3, […]