Substance Abuse Prevention Is About Education Not FearIt should go without saying that the conversation about substance abuse and addiction is a topic to be discussed and revisited throughout the year; unfortunately, however, the topic may lapse due to lack of know-how on the part of the parents.
Finding Opportunities To Talk About AddictionOne major roadblock for parents who want to talk about substance abuse with their children is they often don’t know where to start.
6 Things To Improve Recovery, Cognition, & Dwarf AddictionWorking out your memory and cognitive function may be able to help people fight substance use disorders.
What You Need to Know About Self-Harm & AddictionIf ever there were two things society does not want to talk about, self-mutilation and addiction are definitely towards the top of the list and it’s a grave injustice to the people struggling through both disorders.
Most Drug Use Begins During Our Teenage Years, Impeding Brain Development and CognitionExperimenting with and taking drugs has become a sort of rite of passage which either turns teens and adolescents off from continued abuse, or plunges them down the rabbit hole of addiction. Thankfully, according to News Press, many drug addled excursions do not foment addiction.
You Are What You Eat: Nutrition & Addiction RecoveryResearch shows eating healthy helps boost recovery from addiction.
Opening The Doors Of Communication During RecoveryRecovery is beautifully disconcerting; those in recovery are on the path to rejuvenation, but they’re not quite there yet.
New Study Reveals Which Months College Students Will Try DrugsWhat if we could zero in on exactly when college freshmen would experiment with addictive substances, plunging them into the nothingness of addiction for years? A new study may give us that exact insight.
When One More Glass Of Wine Is Too ManyDo you love to enjoy a glass of wine or two at dinner or at the end of a long day? How do you know when one more glass of wine is one glass too many?
Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx PainkillerA new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
Addicted To TechSmart phones, tablets, laptops - with so much technology at our fingertips it's sometimes difficult to set it aside. Some of your family or friends may seem even addicted to tech.
Heroin Use On The Rise In South FloridaWhen renowned actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, he reportedly had a syringe in his arm and dozens of envelopes of what is believed to be heroin in his home.