In: Alcohol Abuse

“Game of Thrones” Star Kit Harington Checks into Rehab

The tabloids have been buzzing about Kit Harington, and not only because of the series finale of “Game of Thrones” but…

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Working in the Food Industry with an Addiction

Whether it is chopping fresh vegetables, picking out raw meat, preparing a delicate chocolate dessert or serving a patron a delicious…

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Oxytocin as Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

“Scientists at Scripps Research and National Institute on Drug Abuse discovered that oxytocin could block the desire to consume more alcohol…

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Street Names for Commonly Abused Drugs

Drug abuse has plagued the American continent since the 1800s when morphine, heroin, and cocaine were hailed for their amazing curative…

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Borderline Personality Disorder Linked With Drug Addiction

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex and severe mental illness that is characterized by poor interpersonal relationships, mood instability, and…

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pervasive developmental disorder
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is held in March each year and is a national health awareness week that…

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National Drug and Alcohol Week

National Drug and Alcohol Week is an awareness week that was started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in…

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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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teenage addiction and self harm
Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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When Typical Teenager Behavior Becomes Troubled Teenager Behavior

As teenagers begin to assert their independence and find their own identity, many experience behavioral changes that can seem bizarre and…

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