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Share Your Addiction Story
1 year ago

Share Your Addiction Story

This is your stage. Tell your story. And we’ll amplify it! We believe that by sharing our stories of recovery, we can empower others to overcome addiction. …
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Share Your Addiction Story Here
1 year ago

Share Your Addiction Story Here

This is your stage. Tell your story. And we’ll amplify it!  We believe that by sharing our stories of recovery, we can empower others to overcome addiction. We need your voice! We’re looking …
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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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It’s Hard Loving an Addict
2 years ago

It’s Hard Loving an Addict

The landmark rat park study showed that being engaged in social environments made it less likely for rats to foster addictive behaviors. So could these results translate and be successful among humans?

“Human beings have …
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The Internet Is Changing Our Brain
2 years ago

The Internet Is Changing Our Brain

Socrates started what may have been the first technology scare. In the “Phaedrus,” he lamented the invention of books, which “create forgetfulness” in the soul. Instead of remembering for themselves, …
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Addiction Is Preventable
2 years ago

Addiction Is Preventable

It’s a subject we find hard to talk about, even though it kills more people in America than guns or cars and claims more lives than murder or suicide.

I’m …
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Shame, Guilt and Continuance
2 years ago

Shame, Guilt and Continuance

Shame is just one challenge for survivors of alcoholics. But it’s nothing compared with the guilt…

Meeting someone for the first time since my husband’s death is difficult. There are …
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Malcolm Gladwell on the Culture of Alcoholism
2 years ago

Malcolm Gladwell on the Culture of Alcoholism

In his New Yorker piece entitled Drinking Games: How Much People Drink May Matter Less Than How They Drink It, Malcolm Gladwell discusses how alcohol isn’t inherently good or bad or neutral. But …
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Deepak Chopra & Andrew W.K. Discuss Drugs & Consciousness
2 years ago

Deepak Chopra & Andrew W.K. Discuss Drugs & Consciousness

On a snow-blasted day in late January, New Age icon Deepak Chopra and rock n’ roll party evangelist Andrew W.K. gathered in the kitchen of Chopra’s Greenwich Village loft to …
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Depression Overload
2 years ago

Depression Overload

Over the past two decades, the use of antidepressants has skyrocketed. One in 10 Americans now takes an antidepressant medication; among women in their 40s and 50s, the figure is …
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