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Effective Treatment for Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Among the most overlooked aspects of wellbeing in the United States is mental health. There is any number of reasons for this, including the fact that an individual might not know they’re suffering from a mental disorder, much less go to a physician who can diagnose them. It’s also common for a person living with […]


Alcohol Use And Misuse: Study Says Americans Are Drinking More

Last Updated on December 29, 2020 by Inspire Malibu In the span of 10 years, from 2003 to 2013, alcohol consumption among adults in the U.S. rose by a staggering 50 percent, according to a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers couldn’t offer a clear reason for the spike […]


Opioid Crisis and the White House: A National Emergency of Mixed Messages

Earlier this month, President Trump announced plans to declare a national emergency in lieu of the nation’s crisis of opioid overdose deaths. According to a recent survey, opioid related fatalities now kill 142 Americans every single day. Just two days earlier, however, on August 8, Trump said his administration’s approach to battling the addiction epidemic […]


Naltrexone and Alcoholism – Treating a Disease with Medicine

Last Updated on May 21, 2018 by Inspire Malibu Alcoholism is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and the statistics are staggering. More than 15 million adults over the age of 18 suffer from alcohol use disorder, reports the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and that number falls […]


Opioid Crisis – Prescriptions Down but Use Hasn’t Declined

There’s good news and bad news. The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is in decline. Since 2010, the peak of opioid prescriptions, the agency tracked a 41 percent decrease. However, the analysis also revealed the prescribing rate is still three times higher than in […]