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.
National Recovery Month: 5 Tips For Preparing For A Rehabilitation ProgramSo you’re ready to make that step and find sobriety, maybe for the first time in years. Now what? Here are 5 tips for preparing for a rehabilitation program that will help ensure your success.
Mental Illness and Addiction: Nature vs. NurtureDuring National Recovery Month, which is September, we took a look at new perspectives on the causes of addiction.
Improving Your Working Memory Is Key To Avoiding Drug And Alcohol AddictionIf you want to know how to stop kids from even experimenting with drugs and alcohol, you may be surprised to learn simple testing and subsequent intervention from a young age may be just the thing.
Did You Know The Way Drugs Are Taken Create Addiction In The Brain?If you’re on a mission to end the plight of drug addiction, you might want to read up on how addiction is manifested in the brain and cemented in such a way which creates physical and psychological dependencies.