While the data on whether pot is a gateway drug is really mixed, it certainly does appear that marijuana is one of the first drugs that young people encounter. While marijuana may not be as dangerous as other drugs of abuse it is widely thought that individuals who use marijuana are at risk for abusing [...]

This is a guest blog by Abbey Wexler a well respected professional colleague of mine discussing her personal experience with hospice and loss. This post is not my usual drug and alcohol or addiction post but I find it moving and informative and extremely well written. Abbey is an Adjunct Instructor in the Counseling Psychology Department [...]

The Family Training Program at http://www.iamconcerned.org/  is part of a series of research projects conducted by research and treatment specialists affiliated with the Treatment Research Institute offering "intervention" for family members who have become worried and concerned about another family member's drug or alcohol abuse.  The Family Training Program offers the possibility for free training in [...]

I was recently interviewed by Kenneth Anderson on Blog Talk Radio for his regular show on Harm Reduction treatment for drug and alcohol use.  His introduction and link to the show are below: Our guest today is Jeremy Frank PhD CAC, harm reduction therapist in Philadelphia. Dr. Frank is also past Coordinator of Campus Alcohol and [...]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeremy Frank, PhD Receives 2012 Best of Philadelphia Award Philadelphia Award Program Honors the Achievement PHILADELPHIA September 19, 2012 -- Jeremy Frank, PhD has been selected for the 2012 Best of Philadelphia Award in the Mental Health Clinics category by the Philadelphia Award Program. Each year, the Philadelphia Award Program identifies companies [...]

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