Thursday August 21st 2014

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How to forgive an addict: Top 10 tips

July 21st, 2013

The more you learn about and understand addiction, the easier it becomes to forgive. Learn how and why forgiveness helps you, as well as practical tips for letting go of the past.

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Harm reduction in opiate and opioid users

March 30th, 2012

Top 10 popular approaches in harm reduction for opiates. Also, a description of the harms of opiate and opioid use taken from the book, “Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Strategies for Managing High Risk Behaviors”. Your opiate harm reduction questions are welcomed at the end.

College binge drinking facts: Top 10

March 13th, 2012

college binge drinking is endemic to the college experience. In fact, 40% of college students report binge drinking during the college years. Top 10 facts on college binge drinking here

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Relapse prevention strategies

January 5th, 2012

Top 10 relapse prevention strategies. We review the most effective strategies for preventing relapse into drug, alcohol or behavioral addictions. Guest writer Henry Steinberger, Ph.D., the author of the SMART Recovery® Handbook, joins us here.

Top 10 contingency management interventions for addiction

November 8th, 2011

What contingency management interventions are most common? And most effective? More about using vouchers, gift cards, and cash in drug addiction treatment to improve outcomes here.

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Why do people start smoking? Top 10 reasons

June 16th, 2011

Most people who smoke start around or before age 18. Top 10 reasons people start smoking (based on research!) here.

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Am I a Facebook addict? 10 signs of Facebook addiction

June 15th, 2011

Are you addicted to Facebook? Check out these signs of addiction to evaluate your Facebook use.

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Top 10 national drug or alcohol use hotlines

May 21st, 2011

For people in need of urgent help with drug or alcohol problems, we offer the top 10 telephone hotlines.

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Video game addiction: Top 10 signs and symptoms of pathological gaming

April 25th, 2011

Pathological use of video games has been reported in 8-14% of people who play video games. But what are the signs, symptoms and characteristics of video game addiction? We review here.

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Television addiction : 10 reasons to turn off the TV

April 20th, 2011

The passive nature of watching television makes TV prime territory for addictive tendencies. We review the nature of television here, and offer 10 reasons for you to turn off the TV and consider possible television addiction here.

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