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Homeless Populations Face Greater Coronavirus Risk

Las Vegas is no stranger to the problem of homelessness. Studies have found that Las Vegas has a homeless population of nearly 6,500. While this is a tragedy under normal…

Help is Available in Las Vegas, Nevada

If you’re finding yourself becoming more and more anxious in the face of a constant barrage of bad news, you’re not alone. The mental toll and stress caused by this…

Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas rehab doesn’t get better than Desert Hope. Our addiction treatment center is located in the heart of Las Vegas in southern Nevada. We offer substance abuse services ranging…

Desert Hope’s Hands-On CEO

Desert Hope has a new CEO, and he’s shaking up the way the facility interacts with its clients. Derek Price joined Desert Hope in early December. From the get-go, it…

Even the Proverbial Sin City Embraces ‘Sober Curious’

The round-the-clock casinos, which blur the distinction between day and night, position Las Vegas as a city where the liquor flows. So it’s heartening to know that a new movement…

Is Meth about to Kill More People in Nevada than Heroin?

Opioid-related deaths have been at epidemic heights for the past few years in Nevada, and numbers of deaths caused by heroin specifically have continued to climb every year, according to…

Is Fentanyl the New Execution Drug for Inmates on Death Row in Nevada?

Every year, fentanyl use causes the death of tens of thousands of Americans. This synthetic opiate is deadly in very small amounts. The loss of life triggered by the drug…

Events & Media for Desert Hope Treatment Center

Addiction Talk – Facebook Live Show “Addiction Talk” is a Facebook Live show dedicated to sharing the personal stories of celebrities, influencers and everyday people impacted by addiction. Through sharing…

Reno, Nevada, Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Rehab Information

Reno, Nevada has long thrived on the aspirations of visitors and residents alike. From a popular waypoint during the California Gold Rush, to today’s gambling destination, the city draws those…

Fighting Nevada’s Opiate Epidemic: Are We Doing Everything We Can?

The National Safety Council (NSC) released a report this month on the state of the nation and how different states are performing in terms of response to the opiate epidemic…

Legal Marijuana in Nevada

If there’s anywhere in America where recreational marijuana was going to be legalized, it would be Nevada. The state behind Sin City is already well-known for its regulated prostitution and…

Drug Rehab Options in Nevada That Accept Medicaid

As the largest payer of mental health services in America, Medicaid helps individuals to pay for addiction treatment services. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act (MHPAEA) demands that…

It’s Official: Nevada Gaming Commission Is Saying ‘No’ to Marijuana

There is an ongoing discussion among members of the Nevada Gaming Commission regarding the new legal status of recreational marijuana in the state. Recently, they came to some solid conclusions…

Nevada State-Funded or Low-Cost Treatment Options

The state of Nevada has one of the highest drug poisoning death rates per capita in the entire United States, as reported by Las Vegas Weekly. In general, Nevada ranks fourth…

Denver, Colorado, Addiction Treatment Options

Denver, Colorado is one of the most popular and populous cities in the US. As the capital of Colorado, the city has been thriving since its founding around the time of the…

Salt Lake City, Utah, Addiction Treatment Options

Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, was founded in 1847 by a group of Mormon settlers, led by Brigham Young. Although the city now welcomes people of all religious backgrounds,…

Marijuana & Guns: Another Conflict Caused by Legalization in Nevada

What many people do not realize in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational use is that using marijuana, no matter its legal status, can have a big…

NV Bill Proposes Car of Breath Alcohol Measurement Device

An ignition interlock system may help people who have been arrested for driving while under the influence to better manage their issues with drinking and driving in the period between…

Nevada Legalizes Marijuana

Though the focus was on the unexpected results of the presidential election, voters across the country were voicing their opinion on a range of other issues as well. In Nevada,…

Top 5 Sober Things to Do in Las Vegas on Thanksgiving Weekend

Whether you are headed to Las Vegas to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving weekend or you are a long-time resident looking for some fun things to do to…

Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona, is one of the largest cities in Maricopa County and all of Arizona. Some 230,512 people call this industrious town home.1 There is plenty to do outside year round,…

Should Nevada Legalize Recreational Marijuana?

Question 2, or the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative, will be on the ballot on November 8, and the debate is getting heated across the state. If approved, the measure would…

What Are Nevada’s Laws on Drugs and Alcohol?

The state of Nevada has a long history, being admitted to the Union at the height of the Civil War. But it is best known for a history that comes…

Drug Laws in Texas

Despite the state of Texas having a longstanding reputation for being tough on crime, drug laws in the Lone Star State rank on the more progressive and forward-moving end of…

Chandler, Arizona Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Rehab Information

Chandler isn’t the most widely acclaimed city in Arizona and may not be the state’s most popular tourist destination, but it is a densely populated, large city and a provider…

Finding Treatment Options in Henderson, Nevada

While Nevada may be more widely recognized for its gambling epicenters—Reno and Las Vegas—the city of Henderson houses 277,440, and the local population continues to rise.1 With any large population in…

Finding Treatment Options in Mesa

National rates of drug abuse fall below Arizona’s rates, making the state a risky climate for those who are predisposed to addiction. Compared to the national rate of 8.02 percent,…

Tucson, Arizona Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Information

Spanning the roughly 226 square miles that make up Tucson, Arizona, are plenty of scenic views, but many who live in the desert mecca are in need of help.1 The…

El Paso, Texas Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Rehab Information

Substance abuse and addiction affected 22.7 million people across the country in 2013.1 Rates of past-month use of illicit drugs are actually lower in Texas than they are across America at…

Phoenix, Arizona Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Information

The city of Phoenix, Arizona may bring to mind pictures of desert plains and nightlife, but for over 1.6 million people who live there1, it’s also a city that deals…

Las Vegas Substance Abuse Guide

Las Vegas, Nevada, is recognized around the world for its party atmosphere, and this often correlates to higher rates of substance abuse and addiction. There were 583,756 people residing within…

Finding Treatment Options in New Mexico

New Mexico is a booming tourist spot for desert lovers, a paradise for ski enthusiasts, and a mecca for adventure lovers. This state has a lot to offer vacationer, but…