Perhaps you’ve been able to shake the warm, steaming demon of coffee addiction. If so …how did you do it? And what do you recommend for others who want to kick the daily habit?
In the midst of a global economic recession, big tobacco is doing just fine. Although smokers are cutting back on quantity, they are NOT quitting. And that’s just what Big Tobacco hopes for. Is anyone else noticing the ugly cycle of smoking addiction?
Higher taxes, a national smoking ban and a consumer credit crunch may bring about the demise of the British public house as a social institution. But are less pubs such a bad thing for a nation of chronic alcoholics and systemic alcoholism?
Neurology researchers are looking into how to switch off the intense cravings that triggers addiction. They are doing this by tweaking the reward pathways that reinforce addictive patterns. But is managed alcoholism still alcoholism? Should we be seeking such treatments or simply make people choose between intoxication or sobriety?
The first in a series of posts that fondly remember the public service announcements of the 1980′s. They certainly worked to keep me out of the stash that decade, but ironically fueled the addiction fire in the 90′s. Enjoy.
Inhalant use on the rise in the military. But who’s doing anything about it? And just what are our troops inhaling anyways?
Read about how non-profit and government agencies can influence the marketplace … simply by voicing their objection. Can and should you do this in your recovery, too?