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How Does Drug Use Disproportionately Affect the LGBT+ Community?

How Does Drug Use Disproportionately Affect the LGBT+ Community?

December 17th, 2018

This article explores drug use statistics in the LGBT+ community and offers ideas about how you can help.

California Drug and Alcohol Statistics

California Drug and Alcohol Statistics

December 16th, 2018

A look at who is using drugs in California and how is the state coping. Check out this brief statistical report for 2018 here.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

October 4th, 2018

We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.

Hillary Clinton quotes on drug policy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Hillary Clinton quotes on drug policy (INFOGRAPHIC)

February 21st, 2015

Where does Mrs. Clinton stand in terms of policies for marijuana legalization and the “War on Drugs”? We review her thoughts, ideas, and attitude about drug policy here.

7 Drug rehab in Israel

Drug rehab in Israel

January 9th, 2013

Looking for a drug rehab in Israeal? Learn about a successful residential drug treatment center in Givat Shemesh that uses equine therapy and true concern to help people recover from addictions. More here.

6 Signs of prescription painkiller addiction

Signs of prescription painkiller addiction

July 10th, 2012

How do you know when “take as prescribed” crosses the line from medical use into drug addiction? Top 7 signs of prescription pain killer addiction here.

How to abstain from drugs or alcohol

How to abstain from drugs or alcohol

February 9th, 2012

How we think about drugs or alcohol has a major impact on our behaviors. Learn to abstain from drugs or alcohol by changing your thinking process. More here.

Principles of drug addiction treatment

Principles of drug addiction treatment

November 24th, 2010

Today’s drug addiction treatment can be summarized in two main principles: stabilization and education. We talk to Dr. David Sack, a psychiatrist and the CEO of Promises Treatment in Malibu, CA who offers us a look at the role of addiction treatment centers and the two main principles of drug addiction treatment.

2 Self – hypnosis script for addictions, addiction cessation and addicts

Self – hypnosis script for addictions, addiction cessation and addicts

January 18th, 2009

Ever wanted to try self-hypnosis for a current addiction? Check out this easy-to-use script with instructions for making your own audio file. Flexible enough to add or change the suggestion that you’d like to plant in your psyche. But classic enough to do the trick. Record your own voice to hypnotize yourself and enhance your intentions again and again.

6 Hypnosis for addiction recovery treatment – does it work?

Hypnosis for addiction recovery treatment – does it work?

January 13th, 2009

There is a general agreement that certain effects of hypnosis exist. But there are differences of opinion within the research and clinical communities about whether or not hypnosis is as effective as other addiction treatment therapies – addiction treatments that have already been studied and proven effective. Can hypnotism be explained as a placebo effect or does evidence suggest that more research is required?

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