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Marijuana is maybe the most popular drug, and it's introduced to a lot of people at an early age. But, is marijuana addictive? And, are there any help for marijuana addiction? Find the answers here.
Are you a therapist looking for a practical workbook to help you when working with groups of women? Check out this manual of evidence-based strategies for treating women with substance use disorders. More on why we like it here.
In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.
The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression:
Is your teenage daughter or son experimenting with cigarettes? Scientists are researching a new nicotine-eating enzyme and say it can be used for smoking prevention and cessation.
Emotional abuse is a pattern of behavior that involves words, actions, or inactions that eat away a person’s sense of self. Your childhood emotional abuse and trauma affect your adult relationships. Learn just how abuse manifests here.
Is addiction the real problem? Or are we dealing with a bigger issue? An exploration of the “chicken” and the “egg” syndrome that is substance abuse disorder. More here.
What can make a person rethink the decision to use drugs? Read more about an interactive idea that a psychotherapist has been testing. Plus, more on the real reasons that drive substance abuse here.
There are several ways you can cut back on alcohol. Here, we share five (5) tips with you about how you can quit and why it is good for you in the long run.
Using too much oxycodone, taking it too frequently or for a longer period of time than prescribed leads to addiction. What are the adverse effects that follow oxycodone addiction and dependence? Learn, here.