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Prevention

Prevention is truly the best method to fight addiction. Read on to learn about some of the crucial principles of preventing addiction.

10 Myths About Addiction
11 months ago

10 Myths About Addiction

Do drugs really “fry” your brain? Once an addict, always an addict? Is 12-step the only way? Do you really have to hit “rock bottom” before seeking help? You might be surprised …
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Recovery
1 year ago

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Recovery

When was the last time you truly felt motivated? Motivation can be elusive. It can be fleeting. Too often, it can get lost in the swirl of addiction. Staying motivated in recovery …
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Watch This Beautifully Animated Video on Addiction Theory
1 year ago

Watch This Beautifully Animated Video on Addiction Theory

What causes addiction? There really isn’t a simple answer, because addiction is complex and each person’s experience with addiction is unique. It isn’t simply a disease or a choice, but a combination of …
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How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted
1 year ago

How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted

What’s the worst nightmare for family+friends of people with drug addictions?  It’s watching the downward spiral, the medical crisis and maybe even the death of an addict that they couldn’t save. …
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Fighting the Stigma of Addiction
1 year ago

Fighting the Stigma of Addiction

Stigma is one of the meanest and most difficult aspects of addiction because it makes it harder for people to get the help they need and deserve. Society imposes stigma …
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The Link Between Depression & Alcoholism
2 years ago

The Link Between Depression & Alcoholism

Question:   Is alcoholism a form of depression or does it cause depression in those genetically susceptible?  Also, can you be an alcoholic and not suffer from depression??

Answer:   Alcoholism is …
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What Is Addiction?
2 years ago

What Is Addiction?

What is addiction? Why are some people predisposed to it and what happens in the brain when addiction takes hold? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, hosts …
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The Addicaid Guide to Cocaine
2 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to Cocaine

Addicaid Drug Guide to Cocaine. Additional guides in this series are Heroin, Marijuana, LSD, Meth, MDMA (Ecstasy), Nitrous, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Opium, PCP & Ketamine.

Word on the Street:

coke, blow, candy, crack, jack, jimmy, rock, nose candy, …
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The Connection Between Boredom + Addiction
2 years ago

The Connection Between Boredom + Addiction

Even a short time in a stimulating learning environment can rewire the brain’s reward system and buffer it against drug dependence, a new study with mice suggests.

The findings challenge …
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The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection
2 years ago

The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched …
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