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Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Fear can be a powerful motivator, but it often motivates us down the wrong path. If you let fear consume your ...
Dependence vs Addiction

Dependence vs Addiction

When people are talking about dependence and addiction, it can be difficult to understand exactly what they are ...
Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

When addiction is involved, relapse is a common word heard among recovering addicts. In fact, relapse is often a ...
Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Addiction is a dangerous disease that can ruin lives and tear families apart. In the United States, one in four ...
What Are Hallucinogens?

What Are Hallucinogens?

  Hallucinogens distort a person's perception of reality. While under the influence of hallucinogens, we see ...
How Long Has Meth Been Around?

How Long Has Meth Been Around?

It took 33 years for amphetamine to spark interest in the medical world. In the late 1920s, it gained considerable ...
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT is a popular type of mental health counseling (psychotherapy) because it is ...
Do You Need a Technology Detox?

Do You Need a Technology Detox?

Have you arrived at work or school, checked your pocket, realized you left your cell phone at home, and felt a ...
Examining a Cocaine Overdose

Examining a Cocaine Overdose

A popular stimulant manufactured from the coca plant, cocaine causes feelings of alertness and euphoria, as well ...
Gambling Addiction Symptoms

Gambling Addiction Symptoms

Like alcoholics, gambling addicts are known to deny their problem, sneak around, and lie about where they've been ...
Admitting That You Have An Eating Disorder

Admitting That You Have An Eating Disorder

If thoughts about food and your waistline seem to be weighing too heavily on your life, you may be suffering from ...
The Long-Term Effects of Benzodiazepine Use

The Long-Term Effects of Benzodiazepine Use

Effects of long-term benzodiazepine use go beyond dependence. Long-term use of this class of drugs may result in ...
Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Fear can be a powerful motivator, but it often motivates us down the wrong path. If you let fear consume your ...
Dependence vs Addiction

Dependence vs Addiction

When people are talking about dependence and addiction, it can be difficult to understand exactly what they are ...
Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

When addiction is involved, relapse is a common word heard among recovering addicts. In fact, relapse is often a ...
Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Addiction is a dangerous disease that can ruin lives and tear families apart. In the United States, one in four ...
What Are Hallucinogens?

What Are Hallucinogens?

  Hallucinogens distort a person's perception of reality. While under the influence of hallucinogens, we see ...
How Long Has Meth Been Around?

How Long Has Meth Been Around?

It took 33 years for amphetamine to spark interest in the medical world. In the late 1920s, it gained considerable ...
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT is a popular type of mental health counseling (psychotherapy) because it is ...
Do You Need a Technology Detox?

Do You Need a Technology Detox?

Have you arrived at work or school, checked your pocket, realized you left your cell phone at home, and felt a ...
Examining a Cocaine Overdose

Examining a Cocaine Overdose

A popular stimulant manufactured from the coca plant, cocaine causes feelings of alertness and euphoria, as well ...
Gambling Addiction Symptoms

Gambling Addiction Symptoms

Like alcoholics, gambling addicts are known to deny their problem, sneak around, and lie about where they've been ...
Admitting That You Have An Eating Disorder

Admitting That You Have An Eating Disorder

If thoughts about food and your waistline seem to be weighing too heavily on your life, you may be suffering from ...
The Long-Term Effects of Benzodiazepine Use

The Long-Term Effects of Benzodiazepine Use

Effects of long-term benzodiazepine use go beyond dependence. Long-term use of this class of drugs may result in ...

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