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Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol intoxication negatively impacts the communication between two areas of the brain which work together to ...
Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is a synthetic painkiller. The central nervous system receptors in the brain are affected ...
The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

Numerous websites began in response to a desire for individuals with addictions to find support online. Alcohol ...
Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

More than 21 million Americans may be abusing drugs or alcohol with fewer than 2.5 million seeking treatment ...
Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

High risk situations are the biggest trouble spots for individuals addicted to marijuana who are sober. Temptation ...
Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts can bring up feelings of isolation and fear. Often painful past life experiences coupled with ...
10 Defense Mechanisms that Help Us Avoid the Truth

10 Defense Mechanisms that Help Us Avoid the Truth

Human instinct suggests people have self-protective mechanisms. Some call it survival of the fittest and some ...
What is a Halfway House and Can it Help?

What is a Halfway House and Can it Help?

Halfway houses are living spaces for people in transition from rehab, prison or seeking refuge from the streets. ...
Naltrexone for Addiction Recovery

Naltrexone for Addiction Recovery

Naltrexone is a prescription medication used to assist individuals with alcohol addictions and other opiate ...
Treatment for a Cocaine Addiction is Available

Treatment for a Cocaine Addiction is Available

Many factors contribute to cocaine addiction including the drug itself which is one of the most highly addictive ...
Maintaining Emotional Balance During Recovery

Maintaining Emotional Balance During Recovery

Physical sobriety is one of the first things focused on in treatment. Addiction takes a toll on the body so ...
Do We Live in an Overmedicated Society?

Do We Live in an Overmedicated Society?

Today’s trend leans toward medicating many different conditions, from minor colds to serious conditions. For every ...
Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol Breaks Down Social Cue Processing

Alcohol intoxication negatively impacts the communication between two areas of the brain which work together to ...
Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Detox Tips for OxyContin Addiction

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is a synthetic painkiller. The central nervous system receptors in the brain are affected ...
The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

The Rise of Online Support Groups for Drug Addiction

Numerous websites began in response to a desire for individuals with addictions to find support online. Alcohol ...
Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

Identifying the Best Treatment Options for Your Needs

More than 21 million Americans may be abusing drugs or alcohol with fewer than 2.5 million seeking treatment ...
Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

Staying Away from Marijuana Relapse

High risk situations are the biggest trouble spots for individuals addicted to marijuana who are sober. Temptation ...
Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Healthy Way to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts can bring up feelings of isolation and fear. Often painful past life experiences coupled with ...
10 Defense Mechanisms that Help Us Avoid the Truth

10 Defense Mechanisms that Help Us Avoid the Truth

Human instinct suggests people have self-protective mechanisms. Some call it survival of the fittest and some ...
What is a Halfway House and Can it Help?

What is a Halfway House and Can it Help?

Halfway houses are living spaces for people in transition from rehab, prison or seeking refuge from the streets. ...
Naltrexone for Addiction Recovery

Naltrexone for Addiction Recovery

Naltrexone is a prescription medication used to assist individuals with alcohol addictions and other opiate ...
Treatment for a Cocaine Addiction is Available

Treatment for a Cocaine Addiction is Available

Many factors contribute to cocaine addiction including the drug itself which is one of the most highly addictive ...
Maintaining Emotional Balance During Recovery

Maintaining Emotional Balance During Recovery

Physical sobriety is one of the first things focused on in treatment. Addiction takes a toll on the body so ...
Do We Live in an Overmedicated Society?

Do We Live in an Overmedicated Society?

Today’s trend leans toward medicating many different conditions, from minor colds to serious conditions. For every ...

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