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World Health Organization Considering Gaming Disorder as Mental Condition

World Health Organization Considering Gaming Disorder as Mental Condition

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Has anyone ever accused you of playing too many video games or spending too many hours each day in front of the game console?  If ... Read more
February 19th 2018
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Is the Opioid Epidemic the Greatest Health Crisis of Our Time?

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Opioid addiction has become such a severe problem in American that it is now labeled an epidemic. The most recent data from the U.S. Department ... Read more
February 15th 2018
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6 Tips for Handling the Early Stages of Addiction Recovery as a Family

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Family is not defined as strictly as it was half a century ago. Although the traditional “nuclear family” is not necessarily the norm today, that ... Read more
February 5th 2018
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Addiction vs. Recovery: What Is the Impact on Your Life?

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Twenty years ago, there was a movie called Sliding Doors that followed two different timelines: one when the protagonist makes it onto her train before ... Read more
February 3rd 2018
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Will Volunteerism Help You with Addiction Recovery?

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Addiction recovery can be an unstable experience if you are not careful about how you spend your time. Having too much free time on hand ... Read more
February 2nd 2018
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Women and Opioid Misuse: What You Should Know

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While it was once true that men got addicted more often than women, that gender gap has been closing in recent years. Women are now ... Read more
February 1st 2018
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SAMHSA Ruling on Patient Confidentiality: What Patients in Addiction Treatment Should Know

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Seeking addiction treatment is difficult for a variety of reasons. Admitting that you have the disease of addiction is not easy, and most people want ... Read more
January 31st 2018
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Drug and Alcohol Death Rates Could Rise Drastically in Coming Years

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The statistics for drug and alcohol addiction and the deaths (including suicides) that result from them are already heartbreaking. From 2006 through 2015, more than ... Read more
January 28th 2018
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America Addicted Part Two: Fighting in the Trenches

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If this nation is engaged in a war with opioids, the drugs appear to be winning. An estimated 64,000 Americans lost their lives to drug ... Read more
January 25th 2018
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America Addicted Part One: How Did This Happen?

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The opioid problem has become so pronounced in this country that it is now considered an epidemic. For the second year in a row, the ... Read more
January 24th 2018
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