Northpoint Recovery founder and president Robert Castan and community relations director Janice Fulkerson discuss coping with stress and addiction during the holidays with Idaho Matters on Monday, December 17, 2018.
We look at how the stresses of the holidays can trigger or exacerbate addictive behaviors and even relapse for those in recovery with Northpoint Recovery.
Janice Fulkerson, Northpoint Recovery director of contracting, discusses federal legislation to aid opioid addiction treatment with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
A piece of legislation is advancing through Washington that would expand access to treatment for opioid addicts. Idaho Matters looks at the pending bill and how it could help combat addiction in the Gem State.
Amy Jeppesen, owner and executive director of Recovery 4 Life addiction treatment and Debbie Thomas, CEO of Walker Center addiction treatment discuss the increase in patients citing marijuana addiction with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
Idaho is bordered by four states (and one country) with some form of legalized marijuana. Addictions specialists in the state are seeing an increase of patients looking to break an addiction to marijuana and the increased potency of the plant is forcing researchers to re-think its addictive qualities. Idaho Matters discusses the subject with two treatment specialists who have witnessed this increase of use.