Jon Daily, LSCW, CADC-II was an expert in the specialized field of adolescent and young adult addictive disorders and dual diagnosis. Jon’s expertise was his understanding and treating today’s youth, combined with his ability to conceptualize and translate interpersonal neurobiology in a straight forward applicable fashion.

Understanding the Treatment of Opiate Addiction: Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex) & Support

Treating Opiate Abuse: Buprenorphine (trade names Suboxone and Subutex) & Support Written by Jon Daily, LCSW, CADC II & Claude Arnett, MD As mentioned in my previous newsletter, opiate (oxycontin, fentynal, heroin, etc) abuse/dependence is on the rise both locally and nationally. How do these drugs work? All drugs of abuse create intoxication. Each drug…

Oxycontin

Oxycontin in the Greater Sacramento Area: As indicated by the Monitoring the Future Survey, Oxycontin has been on the rise nationwide. In our area we have witnessed this epidemic first hand as the number of our clients using this drug has dramatically increased. In my practice alone it represents 25% of my clientele. Most teens…

Steroid Use

Men: Increased risk of prostate enlargement and cancer Decreased testicular size Gynecomastia (growth of breasts) Women: Increased risk of cervical and endometrial cancer Increased risk of osteoporosis Irreversible enlargement of the clitoris Irreversible hoarsening and deepening of the voice Irreversible increase in facial and body hair Decreased breast size Amenorrhea Uterine atrophy Where can I…

The Price of Priviledge

Study Finds Rich Kids More Likely to Use Drugs Than Poor Rich kids from Alameda and Contra Costa counties in California were more likely to use alcohol and other drugs than their peers from poor communities, according to data from California’s Healthy Kids Survey. The Contra Costa Times reported Feb. 19 that disposable income, disconnected…