Drugs Don’t Cause Addiction Video

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This video helps show how important human connection and how that relates to addiction. We highly recommend watching this.

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Rehab & Recovery Denial: I Can Do It On My Own

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Rehab & Recovery Denial: I Can Do It On My Own Convincing someone with an addiction to drugs or alcohol to go to rehab or to detox is often a very difficult and touchy situation. Even harder sometimes, is convincing someone to stick with rehab, detox, or recovery in a structured setting. Although there are lots of reasons why an individual will refuse to go to detox or rehab, or attempt to leave before they are ready, all of the reason are just a means to an end – which includes not recovering from addiction...

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Memory and Addiction

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Memory and Addiction A recent study was published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Washington State University researchers. They indicated that found a mechanism in the brain that enables memory in the process of drug addiction. This is important because the discovery opens a new area of research geared at discovering a therapy that could alter or stop this mechanism in addiction; making drug addiction less addictive. Turning off the tool that creates these powerful memories will hopefully lessen the impact and...

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Common Street Drugs Part 2: Meth, Weed, Heroin

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Common Street Drugs Part 2: Meth, Weed, Heroin This part 2 follow up discusses 3 more dangerous street drugs that are commonly being used in the U.S. today. Although awareness about the dangers of drug abuse has grown considerably over the last few decades, the problem of addiction continues to exist and, in some cases, is on the increase. Meth, Heroin, and Marijuana are spoken about in the news often. With prescription painkiller addictions turning into street heroin addictions on the rise throughout the entire...

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Common Street Drugs Part 1: Oxy, Cocaine, Mushrooms

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Common Street Drugs Part 1: Oxy, Cocaine, Mushrooms A recent article published by USA today states some quick, hard facts about 6 common street drugs in Wisconsin. But the information discussed is true for most of the US. These drugs make up the more dangerous and prevalent substances that law enforcement have been concerned about recently.   The first 3, discussed here, include Oxycontin, mushrooms, and cocaine. The latter 3 will be discussed in a later blog – part 2. OxyContin – what is it made of and...

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