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Planet Addiction Recovery
1 year ago

Planet Addiction Recovery

The notion behind “stuff” has plagued the planet for as long as we have been around. The issue derives from our belief in a linear system while we live on a …
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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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Video: The History of Opioids
1 year ago

Video: The History of Opioids

Over the next few days, we’ll explore the history of opioids through 4 short videos. We’ll learn about the expansion of opioids in medicine, how they’ve changed over the years, and how they’ve been …
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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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The ‘Rat Park’ Comic, Part 1
2 years ago

The ‘Rat Park’ Comic, Part 1

A set of little-known experiments carried out over 30 years ago showed the profound impact that environment has on the possibility of becoming addicted to drugs. The following webcomic by …
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The ‘Rat Park’ Comic, Part 2
2 years ago

The ‘Rat Park’ Comic, Part 2

The Rat Park experiments sought to show that underlying psychological issues as well as environmental conditions play a significant role in someone’s path to addiction. This is part 2 of the webcomic …
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A Sober History of American Drinking
2 years ago

A Sober History of American Drinking

Susan Cheever, the recovering alcoholic daughter of author John Cheever (whose own struggles with alcohol are legendary), has written a new book called Drinking in America: Our Secret History.  The book outlines the unexpected ways drinking …
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Fighting the Stigma of Addiction
2 years 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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Addiction Diction: The Origin of the Word Addiction
2 years ago

Addiction Diction: The Origin of the Word Addiction

The now familiar medical diagnosis of addiction did not really exist until the late 19th century. The earliest use of the word was as an edict of Roman law. In …
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Transcending Addiction with Billie Holiday
2 years ago

Transcending Addiction with Billie Holiday

You can’t have a complete conversation about Billie Holiday’s life without discussing her relationship with drugs. Her struggle with addiction and the impact it had on her life is a …
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