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  • study drugs

Students Who Use ‘Study Drugs’: What Are the Dangers?

2019-02-20T21:43:57+00:00January 30th, 2019|

As the pressure on students to excel scholastically from kindergarten through grad school has dramatically risen over the past few decades, the abuse of study drugs has increased proportionately. Not only does this misuse of drugs meant to treat ADHD

  • alcoholism

The Different Stages of Alcoholism

2019-02-22T00:10:33+00:00January 30th, 2019|

There are different ideas about how many stages of alcoholism exist, but it is generally agreed that this common addictive behavior can be broken down into about four stages, which could be loosely classified as: Habit, including occasional abuse such

  • teen drug use

Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want

Why Relapse Doesn’t Mean You Failed

2019-02-22T00:01:17+00:00January 28th, 2019|

A person who has never suffered from addiction can find it hard to understand a cycle of recovery and relapse.  Think about this, though.  Have you ever tried a diet for weight loss?  Many people lose weight, stop their diet,

When Families Face Addiction

2019-02-22T00:00:03+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment

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