Addiction

August 31, 2021

What You Should Know About Ketamine

When it was first introduced as a pain reliever back in the 1960s, ketamine was considered to be safer than the earlier generation drugs it replaced. […]
August 24, 2021
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Why Early Drug and Alcohol Intervention is Critical

Interventions for possible substance use disorder (SUD) can happen at any point, regardless of whether it’s newly emergent or advanced. But as with most physiological and […]
August 19, 2021

Why Cocaine Gets You Hooked

Table of Contents How Does Cocaine Change Your Brain? Other Effects of Regular Cocaine Use Can You OD From Cocaine? Resources   Few illicit drugs have […]
August 10, 2021

Does Meditation and Mindfulness Aid Addiction Recovery?

In the past generation, meditation has gone from being a fringe practice to a mainstream treatment in psychiatry and addiction treatment. A growing number of studies […]
August 3, 2021
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Are The Terms “Alcoholism” and “Addiction” Outdated?

If you’ve been following mental health literature or even news articles over the past 10 or so years, you may have seen a subtle yet significant […]
July 29, 2021

Should You Take Ritalin Addiction Seriously?

Ritalin, one of the trade names of the prescription stimulant methylphenidate, is a widely prescribed medication for controlling attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. The drug […]
July 20, 2021
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Addiction Risks Faced By The Healthcare Community

It’s a scary thought. The people on whom we rely to treat individuals with addiction problems are significantly more prone to substance use disorders than the […]
July 15, 2021

Why Are Our Veterans Vulnerable to Addiction?

The United States is only starting to end the Global War on Terror, the longest war in its history, with over five million men and women […]
July 13, 2021

What is Pink (U-47700)?

The past two years have certainly been among the most eventful in recent history, so it’s no surprise that a few notable stories were buried. One […]