“Fentanyl overdose survivors require little if any hospital treatment.” Study that sentence carefully. It’s the headline of an article describing results of a recently published Canadian study. Further on, the article states, “75 per cent of the fentanyl overdose patients were classified as “low-risk” upon arrival.” Compass Mark recognizes addiction as a medial disease; as…

The brain disease of addiction was described way back in the 1700’s by Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence from Philadelphia. It was declared a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA) in 1965. Modern brain research gets better all of the time, and has identified how four parts of the…

Medical marijuana has been a phrase thrown around the news for months now with no real explanation about how it can affect your family. We have sifted through the research for you, so you can be prepared to talk to your loved ones about medical marijuana. What is being legalized? The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act…

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