Once an Addict, Always an Addict?

Addiction is a disease that is incurable, but certainly not unmanageable.


Maintaining Sanity When Your Job Is Crazy

Workers who intentionally combat the negative emotions due to a stressful job can find they are not just productive, but also growing.


What You Should Know about Powdered Alcohol

Palcohol first made headlines last month when it was reported that regulators from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the product's labels.


Addiction and the Nature Vs. Nurture Question

Recent studies show the incidence of similar patterns of addictive behavior in children who were raised outside their genetic families.


Dual Diagnosis: My Lightbulb Moment

One writer shares her experience with addiction and the role of friends and family in her recovery journey.


Could Evzio be the New Heroin Overdose Antidote?

Evzio allows care providers and family members to inject a single dose of the drug naloxone, which is used to counteract the effects of opiates such as heroin.


Using Distraction to Reduce Stress

Fictional stories are also more likely to help the stressed person escape in their minds than nonfictional stories.


Mothers Under the Influence: A Look at History

Check with your doctor or a mental health professional if these symptoms are occurring for you.


Pills Anonymous Book Review

Incorporating the best work of all the years of 12-step work is often attempted, but seldom achieved. This book has certainly broken through.


Are Doctors Overprescribing Oxy?

The primary benefit of OxyContin, as an analgesic, is the timed-release formula, which allows twice-a-day dosing.



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