The happiness effect: How exercise makes you happy
August 27, 2013

The happiness effect: How exercise makes you happy

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Separated After Drug Addiction Drove Them Apart (Report)

The reality TV star allegedly kicked her basketball player husband out of the house after he refused to go back to rehab, according to TMZ.

» 7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Interventions - World of Psychology

For those who have never been involved in an intervention, the process may seem daunting and full of unanswered questions. Many people have only seen drug interventions on television or in movies, and are not sure what to expect at an actual intervention.

How soft drinks impact your health- maybe you should reconsider that sip of soda!
August 26, 2013

How soft drinks impact your health- maybe you should reconsider that sip of soda!

How the brain remembers pleasure: Implications for addiction
Substance abusers receive help and hope through Civil Drug Court

But in this court — the first of its kind in the United States — there’s an actual Palm Beach County Circuit Court judge who has volunteered his or her time, and, under what’s known as the Marchman Act, can order the addicts to obtain either residential or outpatient treatment.

Drug court grads go from addicts to advocates | Local News | Tri-CityHerald.com

A touching story about the lives that were changed after attending drug court as opposed to incarceration.

Mike Tyson reveals struggles with alcohol and drug addiction (Video) | Larry Brown Sports

“I haven’t drank or took drugs in six days, and for me that’s a miracle. I’ve been lying to everybody else that think I was sober, but I’m not. This is my sixth day. I’m never gonna use again.”

DURHAM: Funding cuts to drug treatment centers mean addicts get turned away | State Politics | NewsObserver.com
Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. Although illicit drug use is lower among U.S. military personnel than among civilians, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, and especially prescription drug abuse, are much more prevalent and are on the rise.
August 24, 2013

Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. Although illicit drug use is lower among U.S. military personnel than among civilians, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, and especially prescription drug abuse, are much more prevalent and are on the rise.

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If you or someone you know is struggling with a prescription drug addiction, stop it in it’s tracks before it spirals into something worse.
August 23, 2013

If you or someone you know is struggling with a prescription drug addiction, stop it in it’s tracks before it spirals into something worse.

Is addiction a disease or is it caused by a lack of willpower? It is an official disease of the brain. Not something someone can just make go away with willpower. 
August 23, 2013

Is addiction a disease or is it caused by a lack of willpower? It is an official disease of the brain. Not something someone can just make go away with willpower. 

An Effort to Expand Access to a Drug That Could Save Victims of Overdoses

Some public health experts and antidrug advocates, however, are offering another way to prevent overdose deaths: naloxone, an easy-to-administer, inexpensive drug that is sprayed into the nose or injected into the body.

It is important not to mix any potentially addictive drugs with alcohol or illicit drugs.
August 23, 2013

It is important not to mix any potentially addictive drugs with alcohol or illicit drugs.