Category Archives: Mortality / Fatality

CDC Data Shows a Staggering Increase in Overdose Deaths

December 18, 2020

A recent health alert from the CDC has shown a significant increase in deaths from overdoses. For the 12 month period ended in May 2020, preliminary statistics are showing drug deaths of over 81,000 in the United States alone. This … Continue reading

Naloxone – The New, Lifesaving Drug?

February 1, 2016

The opiate overdose epidemic has hit home on every level. On one hand, the news and entertainment industries have finally given the issue the respect and coverage it deserves. On the other hand, the problem has become so severe that … Continue reading

An Early Morning Crash

May 30, 2014

Traffic is at a virtual standstill this rush hour all because of a crash that occurred overnight. It’s breaking news on the local channels and passersby are commenting on what they’re seeing. The scene is jaw dropping.

Drug Related Fatalities

September 26, 2011

Television ads, car companies and the US government constantly remind us about the dangers of driving, which causes a staggering number of fatalities every year. However, a recent Los Angeles Times analysis of US government records has uncovered that the … Continue reading


CBHT Special Pricing

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.