Addiction is associated with changes in nerve cell function during which the brain attempts to adapt to a drug’s presence. But how is neurobiology related to addiction and can we predict (or prevent) addiction with the help of science? This and more in our exclusive interview with Dr. Cardwell Nuckols here.
Relationship addiction: The symptoms, underlying issues, and their treatment – Interview with Lori Jean GlassOctober 5th, 2015
Do you suspect you’re a love addict or you’re in relationship with one? Find out how to address and resolve possible relationships addiction in an exclusive interview with Lori Jean Glass. More here.
“90% of the drug problem is prohibition-related and not use-related,” says Gary Johnson. Read his take on the War on Drugs and legalization of drugs, here.
Can social media help addicts and alcoholics in recovery? INTERVIEW with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteOctober 2nd, 2015
Is social networking a viable tool in addiction recovery? We’re not sure yet. A Q&A with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on how social connectedness might work for people in recovery. And how YOU can help! More here.
“My goals are to discourage all drug abuse in America-and also discourage the excessive use of alcohol and tobacco-and to reduce to a minimum the harm drug abuse causes when it does occur.” -Jimmy Carter’s drug abuse message to Congress in 1977. These and more quotes about drug use and sentencing laws here.
What distinguishes the everyday gym enthusiast from someone addicted to exercise? We’ve asked expert Dr. Heather A. Hausenblas, Ph.D. to help us understand the symptoms of exercise addiction. More here.
Looking to join a support group? We take an insider’s look into how support groups have been SHOWN to aid addiction recovery. More here.
Do you have a friend or family member with a possible addiction problem? Are you wondering what to do to help? In this interview with expert, Steve Danzig LCSW, LADC, CCS, BRI-I, we reveal techniques on how to get beyond their denial. More here.
Does mindfulness meditation increase the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment for teens? (BOOK REVIEW)September 25th, 2015
Yes. A mindfulness practice can be effective in the treatment of substance abuse. More here, with a book recommendation that can help you implement a fully scalable program into your clinical practice TODAY.
Are you and your family dealing with addiction? Does a member of your family need help for a drug problem? Maybe it is time to consider family counseling. Read the following Q&A with NGO treatment center, the Mariners Inn, to know what to expect. More here.