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Month: June 2017

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Spotting the Signs of Cocaine Abuse

Cocaine begins affecting your brain in a matter of seconds – whether it’s snorted, smoked or injected into the bloodstream. And while the high is
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Addiction Recovery, Hope and Purpose

It’s nearly July already, and hopefully your summer is going smoothly. Perhaps you are finding yourself with some extra free time that will allow you
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U-47700: China Bans Four Synthetic Drugs

When talking about synthetic drugs, one of two things should come to mind: Dangerous chemicals used to make bath salts or synthetic cannabis; or powerful
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4 Reasons Why Men Should Meditate During Recovery

With guys like Russell Simmons and Hugh Jackman touting its benefits, meditation is becoming more and more mainstream among the male population. In the recovery
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Heroin Vaccine Shows Promise for Addiction

Alcohol and substance use disorders have no known cure. There is not a pill you can take that will rid you of addiction. There are
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How to Find the Right Hobby for You

Discovering a hobby can be an important part of your new sober lifestyle. In fact, the right hobby will not only help you occupy your
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Addiction Recovery: A Social Model

If you are new to addiction recovery there is a good chance that you have been scratching your head about many things. Which is more
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Depression Advocate Michael Phelps

At the end of last month and at the beginning of June, we focused heavily on post-traumatic stress disorder. Which makes sense. Considering the passing
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Alcohol Use, Even Moderately – Impacts Brain

Yesterday we wrote for our readers about binge drinking and high-intensity drinking. Binge drinking is associated with men consuming 5 or more drinks and women
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Binge Drinking Among Young Adults Increases

It is probably fair to say that drinking alcohol socially is an American pastime. Or, at the very least, involved in many activities that Americans
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