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What Trump’s Opioid Public Health Emergency Really Means

Posted by: Dr. Robin Barnett, June 01, 2018

Dr. Robin Barnett

On October 26, 2017, President Trump called our country’s opioid epidemic a “national public health emergency” and promised to put the full weight of the federal government behind fighting it. Given the fact that more than 60,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016—m

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Managing the Addiction Stigma

Posted by: Dr. Robin Barnett, June 30, 2018

Dr. Robin Barnett

Though more conversation is turning toward recognizing and trying to combat stigma around drug and alcohol addiction, these attitudes still persist. One definition of stigma is this:

“[It] is a mark of disgrace that sets a person apart from others. When a person is labelled

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What Legalizing Marijuana Really Means for Addicts

Posted by: Dr. Robin Barnett, July 15, 2018

Dr. Robin Barnett, EdD, LCSW, LCADC, CSAT

As more states vote to legalize marijuana, more questions emerge about its impact on those who struggle with addiction. Does making the drug easier to obtain make it more or less likely that people will abuse it? Opinions are varied and strong on all side

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The Addiction Treatment Industry Is in an Ethics Crisis

Posted by: Dr. Robin Barnett, July 15, 2018

Dr. Robin Barnett, EdD, LCSW, LCADC, CSAT

Nearly everyone in America knows that our country is living through an opioid epidemic that is addicting and killing millions of our people. In addition to looking at why that is and how we can curb its growth, the more immediate need is to treat those af

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What Is Fentanyl and Why Is It Killing So Many of Our Kids?

Posted by: Dr. Robin Barnett, July 02, 2018

Dr. Robin Barnett

Though most of us know about the opioid epidemic in this country, many people have not heard of one of the more powerful—and deadly—varieties, fentanyl. It is what killed Prince in 2016 and is the drug responsible for nearly 5000 emergency room visits due to drug-related sei

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Dr. Robin Barnett is a revered behavioral health expert, certified sex addiction expert and former CEO of Park Bench Group Counseling, a progressive addiction rehabilitation facility in Northfield, New Jersey, which she co-founded in 2006 and sold in 2014.

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