Category Archives: Addiction

Managing Son’s Heroin Addiction a ‘Full-Time Job’

  A family of eight outside Boston is struggling with their second-oldest son’s heroin addiction. Recently, he overdosed, and paramedics revived him with Narcan. Click for NBC clip (requires flash player).

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Maz Jobrani Sobriety & the Struggle to Overcome Addiction

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Recovery and addiction art project

In the next few days, the doors will appear in Reno NV. A shadow figure is painted on a door from the Lear Theater as part of the art project, Doors to Recovery. The local artist created door represents the … Continue reading

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Daily marijuana use has a measurable effect on the brain, a new study finds.

Teenagers who smoked marijuana daily for three years performed poorly on memory tasks and showed abnormal changes in brain structure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study. Researchers in Chicago observed the brains of teenagers who were heavy users of marijuana. … Continue reading

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Addicted And Pregnant

by KARI ANN RINKER.  Article from NPR I bought my first and only pregnancy test when I was 26. At the time, I had been doing a lot of meth. I was fortunate if I remembered to eat one meal … Continue reading

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the mistakes of others

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.”  Sam Levenson

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Alan Watts: Drugs & Addiction

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