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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

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. 320 more words

Recovery

Recovery from Addiction requires holistic treatment. Here's why...

Substance abuse treatment (SAT) can be problematic for several reasons. But, I think there is a fundamental reason behind all SAT: There is an underlying misunderstanding of the mechanics of, not only substance abuse, but also of Addiction in general that impede any real ways to both define and measure SAT and recovery. 571 more words

Addiction

Treatment for Heroin Addiction

At present, an estimated 13.5 million people are using opiates, this includes the 9.2 million who have selected heroin as their drug of choice. Currently, four out of every five drug related deaths are from heroin. 24 more words