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Colleges Are Considering Student Recovery Programs

For young adults who struggle with addiction, attending college can be a daunting task. Academic pressures can cause a lot of stress, […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Addiction

March 24, 2014

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may bring on symptoms that include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, […]

Post Acute Withdrawal (PAW) Symptoms

March 21, 2014

Many symptoms of alcohol and drug withdrawal are the result of the toxic effects these chemicals have on the brain and the […]

Five Most Popular Prescription Drugs Used by Teens

March 20, 2014

According to the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), each day 6,600 Americans use prescription drugs for the first […]

Set Effective Goals for Your Recovery

March 19, 2014

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” This famous quote can easily be applied to addiction. […]

Five Tips to Help Prevent Substance Abuse

March 18, 2014

While there is no one way or guaranteed way to prevent someone from abusing drugs and alcohol, there are things that everyone […]

Russell Brand says mental state drove his heroin addiction

March 13, 2014

The causes of addiction are so varied from person to person and so difficult for even drug rehab programs to identify that […]

Three activities to help with drug recovery

March 12, 2014

Addiction treatment centers are invaluable in helping drug users get clean, but the road to recovery continues for life. Counselors, therapists and […]

Celebs Discuss Addiction Struggles and Recovery

March 11, 2014

While it is of course in the best interest of drug addicts to get inpatient substance abuse treatment from rehab centers before […]

Russell Brand tells Oprah ‘Stay vigilant if you’re in recovery’

March 10, 2014

The sudden passing of acclaimed actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman reignited the national discussion over drugs and those who struggle with addiction. Experts […]

Addiction Is No Joke

March 7, 2014

One of the main reasons why people who need help for drug and alcohol addiction do not go to rehab centers or […]

Jamie Lee Curtis urges changing the way we think about addiction

February 28, 2014

Low self-esteem is a common hurdle that many addicts face before choosing drug rehab.The downward spiral of substance abuse can lead users […]

Author and activist calls for people to learn from addicts

February 27, 2014

Many individuals avoid getting treatment for their alcohol addiction or drug problem because they are afraid of the social stigma that can […]

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