Posts Tagged: drugs

Treating Substance Use Disorder

On January 31, 2023, adults 18 years and older who live in British Colombia will no longer be arrested or charged for possessing small amounts of drugs—as long as it is less than 2.5 grams.  The provincial government of British Colombia decided to take a big step forward in changing the context around how we… Read more »

Is Medical Marijuana a Hoax?

My doctor tried selling me on marijuana for anxiety.  I shouted “No!” After all, “cannabis use can cause anxiety or panic” (Government of Canada, Cannabis in Canada: Get the Facts).  Plus, “using cannabis regularly and continuously over time makes you more likely to experience anxiety, depression, psychosis, and schizophrenia” (Government of Canada, Cannabis in Canada:… Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Oct 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Dec Nov 08: AUSU Council Meeting Nov 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Dec 1 Nov 12: AUSU Office Closed in… Read more »

In Conversation—with Ferentz and The Felons

Ferentz and The Felons is a New Jersey-based “street folk” band with the singular mission of giving back by supporting the true war on drugs — public awareness and addiction recovery.  They’ve just released the video for “Hudson County,” the title track of their EP due for release in July. The song, written by band… Read more »