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What Effect Will Alcohol Delivery Have on Alcohol Consumption in Mississippi?

On July 1st, a law legalizing the delivery of alcohol in the state of Mississippi went into effect. As the COVID-19 pandemic raged throughout the country, many states that had…

What Should I Expect When a Family Member Goes to Treatment

Alcohol and drug addictions have big effects on everyone, not just the individual abusing a substance. Emotions can run wild when you think about your loved one going to treatment…

Treating Substance Abuse and a Co-Occurring Disorder

Life is a series of challenges for all of us. For some, the obstacles may be financial, found in our relationships, or even the challenge of struggling in school as…

Medical Marijuana Initiative Struck Down by Mississippi Supreme Court

Last November, voters in Mississippi overwhelmingly voting in favor of Initiative 65—a bill that approved the sale and use of medical marijuana in the Magnolia State. However, the Mississippi Supreme…

Most Overdoses in Mississippi Caused by Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug misuse is a serious problem in the United States, and Mississippi is no exception. While the opioid-involved fatal overdose rate is much worse in its neighboring state of…

The Green, Green ‘Grass’ of Mississippi

Take note, Mississippians. Your home state is participating in a government project. A story in AP News announced this undertaking recently. It’s all about growing a special crop, namely marijuana…

Mississippi Banning: Opioid Substitute Kratom Deemed Dangerous

Kratom. It’s in the news. For some people addicted to opioids, it is the go-to choice to help them in their recovery. As they seek to forgo consuming opioids, they…

A Guide to Alcohol & Drug Rehab: Biloxi, MS

Situated along the Gulf Coast in Harrison County, Mississippi, Biloxi is a southern city that falls in the service area of the Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (GC HIDTA). GC HIDTA cites…

A Guide to Drug & Alcohol Rehab: Jackson, MS

The largest urban center in Mississippi and the state capital, Jackson is a bustling city in the heart of Hinds County. Overall, Mississippi is one of the most rural states…

New referral contact in central, south Mississippi

Dawn M. Wisdom joins AAC’s Mid-South team in Jackson People in central and southern Mississippi have a new drug or alcohol addiction resource. Dawn M. Wisdom, treatment consultant with American…