When you think of foster care, what images come to mind? For many, one of the first images is the stereotypical scene of children being wrenched from a mother’s arms and thrust into a system where they will be shuffled from home to home for the rest of their childhood. In truth, this has […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums and universities, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and Harvard. But now the family’s ties to OxyContin and the painkiller’s role in the deadly opioid crisis are bringing the Sacklers a new and unwanted kind of attention and complicating their […]
Exclusive: Mark Your Calendars Because a New Season of ‘Intervention’ Returns This Summer In need of a new summer show? Look no further. A&E’s Emmy-winning series Intervention returns on Tuesday, August 6, with a brand new season. This time, the episodes will focus specifically on the ever-growing drug epidemic in various cities and neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Watch the exclusive sneak peek above for […]
Stop The Opioid Epidemic In Philadelphia This season, follow the expert interventionist, Jim Reidy and others as they help families and first responders find a way to stop the opioid epidemic in Philadelphia before time runs out. Intervention premieres as a six part event beginning Tuesday, August 6th at 9 PM on A&E.
Watching anyone struggle with alcoholism is tragic, but the struggle is even greater when the person is a loved one. Even though things may seem helpless, they aren’t. There are many ways that you can help an alcoholic family member. Jim Reidy is a certified Interventionist that has helped over 300 families across the country with drug and alcohol […]
SOME RESEARCH INDICATES THAT CBD COULD HELP TREAT ADDICTION TO OPIOIDS, METHAMPHETAMINE, COCAINE, AND NICOTINE. Over the past few years, CBD has been heralded as a cure for ailments from arthritis to addiction. But it can be challenging to know what’s rumor and what is scientifically verified fact. That’s why it’s essential to review what […]