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Is It Recreational Pot Smoking or Marijuana Dependency?

2019-07-26T16:35:47-07:00July 26th, 2019|

Today we’re talking all about Cannabis! AKA Marijuana, pot, weed, ganja… The sometimes beautiful but sometimes debilitating substance of choice for many people in the world and especially the United States. As pot becomes decriminalized and legalized in many states,

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Fact or Fiction: Could Ibogaine Cure Addiction?

2019-07-24T15:45:50-07:00July 24th, 2019|

Ibogaine extracted from the root of the Iboga shrub in West Africa is being considered as a way to help treat alcohol and drug abuse. Ibogaine is an alkaloid with psychedelic and anti-addictive properties that many people pursue when traveling

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Top 6 Sober Influencers of 2019

2019-07-09T17:27:22-07:00July 10th, 2019|

With the popularity of social media over the past decade, it seems like a new breed of influencers continues to appear every single day. When you hear the word “influencer” you might think a beautiful woman posing in a bikini

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Why There’s Still a Medication Assisted Treatment Debate

2019-07-01T17:30:12-07:00July 5th, 2019|

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a scientifically proven and effective way to help deal with the current growing opioid dependence. Yet it still faces significant amounts of push-back for multiple reasons, the most common of which are stigmas, costs, and misunderstanding.

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LGBTQ+ Drug Use Statistics & Solutions: Your Support Matters

2019-07-01T15:50:38-07:00July 3rd, 2019|

Compared to the rest of the population, drug use is much more prevalent in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. It is estimated that up to 30 percent of the LGBTQ+ abuse drugs. This higher rate of

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Your Guide to a Drug Free Pride Parade

2019-06-06T16:12:56-07:00June 7th, 2019|

Pride Parade has become a huge party in most major cities throughout America. Every year thousands of people get together to share their stories and stand in solidarity with marginalized LGBTQ+ people around the world. But didn’t Pride start as

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Tips for Staying Sober at a Music Festival

2019-06-04T16:14:37-07:00June 5th, 2019|

It's finally June, which means festival season is right around the corner. This can be an exciting time for a lot of music lovers and festival fans, but what if you're newly sober? Should you simply not go to that

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Are You Addicted to Your Phone?

2019-05-20T16:47:01-07:00May 20th, 2019|

How to Get Rid of Phone Addiction If you spend several hours of your time each day scrolling through your phone, you’re far from the only one. This is a problem that many people experience. It's likely that you could

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Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13-07:00January 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