Battling Addiction: Macklemore’s Lyrics Reflect His Evolution

Getting a great deal on hand-me-downs was the vehicle that inspired the song "Thrift Shop," which has sold millions of digital copies and became the first indie track in nearly two decades to reach the uppermost ranks of Billboard charts. But, Seattle rapper Macklemore is doing more than boosting the


Why Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse Can Go Hand in Hand

Eating disorders and substance abuse are commonly co-occurring because they each represent a means to an end, a temporary escape from something undesirable.


How to Find a Good Time in Recovery

Recovery can be looked at as an adventure, one they seldom were present enough to participate in previously.


Regulating DXM (Dextromethorphan): The Teen Cough Syrup Drug

A bill introduced in July 2012, for restricting the sale of dextromethorphan (DXM), without FDA registration, will help reduce the use by teens of this drug.


Cory Monteith's Cause of Death Confirmed: Alcohol and Heroin Toxicity

Cory Monteith from the TV show "Glee" died from mixing heroin and alcohol, a toxic mixture, according to the British Columbia Coroners Service.


Change Your Brain or Choose Your Addiction: Preventing Relapse

Just a slight imbalance in that beautiful brain of yours can cause your everyday world to be quite a struggle.


Drugs and Hip Hop: Who's Singing Their Praises?

In hip-hop and rap, nothing is off limits. Here is a look some of the most talked about drugs in music.


Co-occuring Disorders and Substance Abuse Across the U.S.

We need to train and educate those who would help addicts in order to save all the millions of dollars spent on prisons in this country.


Celebrity Rehab Centers: Where Stars Go for Help

Here are just five luxurious treatment facilities that are catering to the stars, while also giving them the tools they require to live an addiction-free life.


What Is "Under the Influence" of Drugs?

Across the country, there are statistics available for driving while drugged revealing an increasing problem.



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