Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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February 29, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Students Not Emotionally Ready for College Due To Drug Use

A study found that students who are more likely to use drugs and alcohol are also more likely to be emotionally unprepared for college, and also have a greater chance of transferring to a different school. Executive Director of the … Continue reading

February 25, 2016
by Staff Writer
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CASAColumbia Releases New Guidelines for Policymakers

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASAColumbia) has released new guidelines for policymakers to help reduce problems with addiction and other substance abuse related issues. Using science-based information and recommendations, CASAColumbia aims to help policymakers improve wide-scale prevention … Continue reading

February 24, 2016
by Staff Writer
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What You Should Know About a Toxicology Screen

Toxicology screen A toxicology screen refers to various tests that determine the type and approximate amount of legal and illegal drugs a person has taken. How the Test is Performed Toxicology screening is most often done using a blood or … Continue reading

February 23, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Childhood Abuse Linked To Addiction Problems

Childhood abuse is one of the worst things that can happen to someone, as often the mental health effects of childhood abuse may or worsen through the person’s life, even in the later stages of adulthood. Due to trauma, unwanted … Continue reading

February 22, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Phone Apps Designed To Help Monitor Your Mental Health

Phone technology has been advancing in many ways in recent years, where new apps are being created everyday to make life easier. But what about a new app that can help individuals monitor and manage serious mental health disorders such … Continue reading

February 19, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Gambling Linked to Two Important Brain Regions

Gambling is a different experience for everyone – for some it’s an exciting adventure that is all about gaining or losing, while for others, it’s an uncomfortable experience that is all about losing money or possessions. And for other people, … Continue reading

February 18, 2016
by Staff Writer
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A Positive Shift in the Public Perception of Drug Abuse

For a long time now, the overall public perception of drug abuse and addiction ran parallel to stigma of addiction, making it harder for people to come out and admit they need help. Stigma of addiction has always lingered throughout society and family … Continue reading

February 17, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Bulimia Nervosa: An Addictive Behavior With Negative Consequences

Bulimia Nervosa is an addictive behavior that is self-abusive in nature, and those who suffer from it have to fight hard to overcome this negative behavior. Bulimia nervosa has the distinctive characteristic of having a “binge-purge cycle,” though that is only … Continue reading