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Video: The Science of Opioids
1 year ago

Video: The Science of Opioids

“The Science of Opioids” is the second video featured in this series of 4 that explains the reception and breakdown of opioids in our brains and bodies. Follow the science, …
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Fine Tuning Your Emotions
1 year ago

Fine Tuning Your Emotions

When something doesn’t go your way, how do you feel? Sad? Upset? Just generally bad? Well new research suggests that fine-tuning your feelings gives you a better emotional understanding of …
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Anatomy of Opioid Addiction
1 year ago

Anatomy of Opioid Addiction

Opioids have been around a long time. The first recorded reference to opioid use is from 5,000 years ago. It’s a picture of the opium poppy and the words “the joy plant”. In …
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Understanding Addiction
1 year ago

Understanding Addiction

Understanding addiction — this comic depicts how drugs and other stimuli hijack dopamine signaling in the brain, causing changes that can lead to addiction.

 

If you or someone you …
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This Is What Happens Inside an Addicted Brain
1 year ago

This Is What Happens Inside an Addicted Brain

What is actually happening inside of your body and brain when you become addicted to something? This video from Life Noggin explains..

 

 

 

If you or …
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The Addicaid Guide to PCP & Ketamine
2 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to PCP & Ketamine

Addicaid Drug Guide Series: PCP & Ketamine. Also read our other guides to Cocaine, Marijuana, Heroin, LSD, Meth, Nitrous, Shrooms, Opium, and Ecsatsy.

Word on the Street:

PCP, angel dust, T, PeaCe pill, Special …
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Watch This Beautifully Animated Video on Addiction Theory
2 years 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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Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs
2 years ago

Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs

There was no shortage of anti-drug PSAs in the 80s and 90s. But were any of them effective? Is it possible that some may have actually been counterproductive to their cause? …
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Booze Makes These Neurons Crave More Booze
2 years ago

Booze Makes These Neurons Crave More Booze

Drinking alcohol changes the shape of “go” neurons, a part of the brain that makes you want to act—in this case, pour another drink—new research shows. And binge drinking over time …
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The Science Of Anxiety, In Under 3 Minutes
2 years ago

The Science Of Anxiety, In Under 3 Minutes

Anxiety is a normal response to stressful situations, and almost everyone has experienced it before. But anxiety is a behavior seen in people with addiction that is disproportionate to the rest of the …
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