Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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February 22, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Phone Apps Designed To Help Monitor Your Mental Health

Phone technology has been advancing in many ways in recent years, where new apps are being created everyday to make life easier. But what about a new app that can help individuals monitor and manage serious mental health disorders such … Continue reading

February 18, 2016
by Staff Writer
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A Positive Shift in the Public Perception of Drug Abuse

For a long time now, the overall public perception of drug abuse and addiction ran parallel to stigma of addiction, making it harder for people to come out and admit they need help. Stigma of addiction has always lingered throughout society and family … Continue reading

February 9, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Habits Can Be The Hardest Things to Break

Why are some unwanted behaviors difficult to stop, despite an individual’s strong desire to stop a destructive habit? Neuroscientists are trying to understand this mystery. Behaviors such as those associated to anorexia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and alcoholism and drug addiction are … Continue reading

February 2, 2016
by Staff Writer
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How To Be There for Someone Recovering from Addiction

People who work hard to overcome addiction often need support of some kind – whether it’s family, friends, or even people in a support group who are experiencing the same kind of difficulties in life. As long as there is a network of people … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Stress-Relieving Relaxation Techniques

Stress is a normal feeling to have, though there is such a thing as too much stress. While some people feel stress because they are too hard on themselves, or for internal/personal reasons, stress is also caused by just a … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Extreme Liver Damage from Chronic Binge Drinking

Doctors have long-known that extreme liver damage can be directly caused by a combination of binge drinking and chronic alcohol consumption. Binge drinking is a form of excessive alcohol consumption, where the drinker’s goal is to get intoxicated and stay intoxication … Continue reading

January 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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New Technology Able to Detect Empathy in Therapists

A therapist is often someone who is compassionate and understanding of their clients’ problems. It is a key trait in their profession, helping them develop deep and personal connections with people who are in need of psychological or emotional stability. … Continue reading

January 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Cold Hard Truth About Prescription Drug Abuse

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence report that 60 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug, where millions of Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse either directly or indirectly. The use of prescription pills has … Continue reading

January 8, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Do Warning Labels Actually Deter Alcohol Abuse?

Very few people are capable of never drinking alcohol in their lifetime, as alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture across the world since we can remember. And despite the government’s attempt to provide warning labels on alcoholic beverages, the truth … Continue reading

January 7, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Former NIDA Director on “Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse”

Former NIDA Director, Dr. Alan I. Leshner Addressing the Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse (2000) “When people hear the words “consequences of drug abuse,” they usually think of addiction, crime, and other social disruptions. However, the most immediate, extensive, and … Continue reading