Category Archives: Addiction

TEDx: What causes opioid addiction?

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Acceptance is outcomes without attachments, guilt, shame, remorse, self pity, resentment, fear, anger, etc. These are the tools of the disease of addiction. To maintain Recovery One must maintain a state of Acceptance.

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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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