Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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April 29, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Habits are Hard to Break, But It’s All in the Mind

Breaking bad habits is sometimes harder than it sounds, or as they say, “Easier said than done.” Especially with addictive habits, like eating too much sugar and sweets, nail-biting, and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol – everyone has a bad … Continue reading

April 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Addressing Food Addiction From a Science-based Approach

Today, the US has 78 million obese adults, the highest number than any other country in the world. (With over four times the population of the US, even China doesn’t reach that number). Overall, it is reported that almost three-quarters … Continue reading

April 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Most Addictive Prescription Medications

There are countless prescription medications being produced and sold throughout the US that can simply ruin lives due to their addictive quality, high rate of abuse, mental health effects and deterioration, fatal overdoses, and death as a result of health … Continue reading

April 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Psychosocial Interventions Combined with Medication Treatment

Many addiction treatment professionals believe that a combination of therapy approaches and methods is the best way to help a client not only overcome addiction, but also gain the skills to stay abstinent, reduce cravings and triggers that often lead … Continue reading

April 25, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Scientific Study of Genetics and Addiction

The theory that susceptibility of addiction in heavily influenced by genes (from one family member to the next) has been long been confirmed. Scientists now acknowledge the fact that some people suffer from addiction due to adopting “addiction genes.” In truth, … Continue reading

April 22, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The Dad’s Role

Preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is more often perceived as more so the mother’s responsibility, since it is she who needs to maintain good physical health in order for her baby to grow healthy during the 9 months of … Continue reading

April 20, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NIDA: What are Synthetic Cathinones?

(Information provided is courtesy of the National Institute on Drug Abuse – January 2016)  DrugFacts: Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”) What are synthetic cathinones? Synthetic cathinones, more commonly known as “bath salts,” are synthetic (human-made) drugs chemically related to cathinone, a … Continue reading