About Rick Visser, ASUDC, 28-year veteran in substance abuse treatment & recovery

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So far Rick Visser, ASUDC, 28-year veteran in substance abuse treatment & recovery has created 59 blog entries.

Pain Pills and Heroin in Utah

I'm old enough to remember how popular heroin was in the 1960s. Even though it had been around for many decades, in the 60s the rate of heroin addiction in Utah and across the nation skyrocketed. Then in the 70s its popularity waned as it was replaced by other drugs of choice. But over the [...]

“Reefer Madness”—Marijuana and Mental Illness!

With all the work we do at Action Recovery Group helping helping people with drug and alcohol rehab, the focus of course is on highly addictive substances like cocaine, heroin, opiates, meth, alcohol and the like. I see a lot of people make the mistake of thinking another addictive substance—marijuana—is no big deal, nothing to [...]