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Anatomy of Opioid Addiction
11 months 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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Am I a Functioning Alcoholic?
12 months ago

Am I a Functioning Alcoholic?

More than 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol or suffered from alcoholism at some point in their lives, and few have received treatment, according to the National Institute of …
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10 Ways to Keep Your Drinking in Check
1 year ago

10 Ways to Keep Your Drinking in Check

Millions of Americans engage in risky drinking behaviors that jeopardize their health, relationships, productivity, and general well-being. Nationwide, nearly one in 13 people over the age of 12 has a drinking …
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Our Heroin Problem in 3 Jaw-Dropping Charts
1 year ago

Our Heroin Problem in 3 Jaw-Dropping Charts

Heroin use is on the rise in the United States. Deaths involving heroin have quadrupled since 2000. Opioid overdoses have now become the leading cause of accidental death in the US, killing almost …
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The Addicaid Guide to PCP & Ketamine
1 year 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
1 year 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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A Sober History of American Drinking
1 year 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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Moving Forward After Addiction
1 year ago

Moving Forward After Addiction

Battles with addiction can rattle or wreck a family. This podcast explores what getting past drug and alcohol addiction means for one girl’s family.

 

If you or a loved one is struggling with …
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Booze Makes These Neurons Crave More Booze
1 year 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 Link Between Depression & Alcoholism
1 year 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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