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Treatment is different for everyone. Here are some decisive articles to get you started.

7 Myths About Addiction
2 years ago

7 Myths About Addiction

Since so much of our scientific understanding of addiction is relatively new, and since so much about drug and alcohol use is tied up in belief systems, it’s not surprising …
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Vermont Tackles Heroin Addiction
2 years ago

Vermont Tackles Heroin Addiction

It was a long way down for Michael Kenney. As he neared the depths of heroin addiction, he stole prescription painkillers from his …
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The Accidental Failure of 12 Steps
2 years ago

The Accidental Failure of 12 Steps

Say you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, life-altering illness or psychological condition. In lieu of medication, psychotherapy, or a combination thereof, your doctor prescribes nightly meetings with a group of …
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Too Many People are Dying from Heroin
2 years ago

Too Many People are Dying from Heroin

While the media was consumed last week with the debate over childhood vaccinations, the Obama administration, spurred on by a stunning investigation from the Huffington Post, quietly took an important step in …
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Alcoholism Research Has Come a Long Way
2 years ago

Alcoholism Research Has Come a Long Way

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a study that found six Americans die every day on average from alcohol poisoning.

Perhaps more surprising is …
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There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. So Why Aren’t We Using It?
2 years ago

There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. So Why Aren’t We Using It?

This weekend marks a year since Philip Seymour Hoffman died, with a needle in his arm, in his apartment in New York City. And today there’s a treatment for heroin addiction that actually works. But …
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Choosing the Right Addiction Treatment
3 years ago

Choosing the Right Addiction Treatment

Getting treatment is usually a major prerequisite to overcoming an addiction. So it makes sense that choosing the right addiction treatment makes a major difference for lasting recovery. We put …
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Alcohol Abstinence vs Moderation
3 years ago

Alcohol Abstinence vs Moderation

A debate that started in the 1960s remains an important one in the addiction field: is it possible to control problem drinking, or must the drinker give up alcohol completely? …
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The Addicaid Guide to Opium
3 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to Opium

Addicaid Drug Series: Guide to Opium. Read our other guides to Cocaine, Marijuana, Heroin, LSD, Meth, Nitrous, Mushrooms, Ecstasy, PCP & Ketamine.

Chinese molasses, dreams, gong, O, skee, toys, zero. People who inject opium feel a …
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