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Waiting to Hit the Elusive ‘Rock Bottom’

Written by Deni Carise

Dr. Deni Carise is a nationally recognized expert in substance abuse & behavioral health and Chief Clinical Officer at Recovery Centers of America (RCA). 1,016 more words

Addiction

Judson Brewer: A simple way to break a bad habit - [TED Talks]

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us.

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Feedback: Opiate Blocker Shows Promise In Helping Addicts

Story Published: Jan 21, 2016 at 5:24 PM EST Story Updated: Jan 22, 2016 at 11:51 AM EST A dozen people in Jefferson County died from heroin overdoses last year. 29 more words

Anxiety

A mirror is THE MOST effective tool to help an addict

“Let me get this straight,” I said to the clueless man that stared at me with confusion lacing his eyes. “You want your granddaughter to quit smoking pot, know that when she gets pissed off she’s more likely to smoke, and then get pissed at her for smoking pot?” The circularity of his actions towards […]

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Anxiety

A mirror is THE MOST effective tool to help an addict

“Let me get this straight,” I said to the clueless man that stared at me with confusion lacing his eyes. “You want your granddaughter to quit smoking pot, know that when she gets pissed off she’s more likely to smoke, and then get pissed at her for smoking pot?” 693 more words

Addiction