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How To Manage Chronic Pain
12 months ago

How To Manage Chronic Pain

We often see ourselves using substances as a way to deal with pain. While they may numb the pain at the time, they can contribute to a larger issue. Substance use …
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Why Is Addiction Still on the Rise?
1 year ago

Why Is Addiction Still on the Rise?

The number drug overdoses have been dangerously increasing. In 2008, drug overdoses became the number one cause of accidental death in the U.S. In 2014, drug overdoses are responsible for …
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Nurturing Self-Compassion
1 year ago

Nurturing Self-Compassion

When used as an addiction recovery tool, self-compassion has shown to help people overcome cravings, deal with the stresses of early recovery, and better manage their emotions. It involves being …
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Making the Big Change
1 year ago

Making the Big Change

According to neuroscientist David Eagleman, “Brains are in the business of gathering information and steering behavior appropriately. It doesn’t matter whether consciousness is involved in the decision making. And most …
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A Trillion-Dollar Failure
1 year ago

A Trillion-Dollar Failure

The war on drugs may be a trillion-dollar failure. But putting an end to the war is an extraordinarily complex issue because there still isn’t a single definitive way to solve the …
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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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How to Handle the Hellidays
2 years ago

How to Handle the Hellidays

Holidays are notoriously difficult. They are a time of joy and celebration that doubles as depression and unmet expectations. Everyone has a hard time during this time of year with …
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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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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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