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5 Most Addictive Substances Around the World

A recent article on CNN.com brought up an interesting question: What are the most addictive substances? Of course, the answer is far from simple and varies according to the points of view

Recovery On New Year’s Eve

Men and women in their first year of recovery face an obstacle soon—New Year’s Eve. While all essential holidays can’t present issues for people with varying lengths of time, NYE

Understanding the Differences Between CBT and DBT

If you or someone you love begins treatment for a substance use disorder, you’ll likely experience psychotherapy. Also known as talk therapy, psychotherapy plays a key role in helping to

Signs of Marijuana Addiction

Despite the growing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana, the dangers of the drug still exist. This is especially true since marijuana has become much more potent over the

Cannabis Use Research Reveals New Insights

On November 6, 2012, the State of Colorado became the first state to pass cannabis legalization legislation, along with the State of Washington, successfully. Colorado Amendment 64, enacted as Article

Meth and Opioid Use on Rise Among Pregnant Women

Unfortunately, substance abuse among American pregnant women is increasing – and this includes a rise in meth and opioid use, according to a new study. Women living in rural American,

Being Grateful This Holiday Season 

The holidays are officially here – and adopting an attitude of gratitude can help you better cope with the upcoming season. Plus, being grateful will ensure you safeguard your recovery

New Guidelines Urge Docs to Screen All Adults for Alcohol Abuse

Unhealthy alcohol use ranks as the third leading preventable cause of death in the US, with an estimated 88,000 people (roughly 62,000 men and 26,000 women) dying from alcohol-related causes

Recognizing the Signs of Job Burnout

Job burnout is a growing problem in the workplace. In fact, according to a study by Harvard Medical School, 96 percent of senior leaders reported feeling burned out to some

Failure-to-Launch Syndrome and Addiction

Many young adults today seem to have difficulty leaving home and beginning an independent life. In fact, there’s even a term for it: failure-to-launch syndrome. In general, young adults with