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Addiction Treatment: Five Myths

"If addicts could stop on their own they wouldn't be addicts." The above statement is true. Addicts need help to quit. They need effective inpatient or outpatient addiction treatment.Addiction is a disease that can be treated. But without treatment many addicts and alcoholics die of the illness. [...more]
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How Sugar Affects the Brain

Have you ever wondered what actually happens when you ingest…

Prescription Painkillers Drive 91% Increase in Teen Poisoning Deaths

A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)…

Teen Binge Drinking

Something for nothing does not exist in this world. Not spiritually, not emotionally, not financially. The easy and free feeling that comes from ingesting massive amounts of alcohol? [...more]

Opiate Use: From Experimentation to Addiction

Experimentation with alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco typically begins much earlier than experimentation with opiates. Opiates include both powerful prescription painkillers, [...more]

Women and Addiction: Alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance in the United States.…