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What We Learn From Steve Sarkisian’s Fall

By Audrey Beim

And what we should have seen coming. Continue Reading

Can Light Stimulation Be a Substitute for Painkillers?

By Dr. Rudolph Hatfield As a neuropsychologist, Dr. Rudolph C. Hatfield, Ph.D. specializes in assessing and treating neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Administering opiate drugs is the primary method for managing severe pain. However, a recent experiment suggests that light st... Continue Reading

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Top 10 Industries with the Highest Substance Use Disorder

By Kelly McClanahan

Employees in certain sectors tend to have the highest rates of illicit drug and alcohol use. According to a recent report, thes... Continue Reading

What We Learn From Scott Stapp's Addiction Journey

By Kelly McClanahan

The former Creed lead singer’s widely publicized addiction story is a prime example of a very common problem in diagnosing addi... Continue Reading

AA Celebrates 80th Anniversary at the 2015 International Convention

By Kelly McClanahan

The July event is expected to draw in the largest sober crowd in AA history. Continue Reading

The State of Substance Abuse in the Military

By Dominica Applegate Dominica Applegate has worked in the mental health field for 12 years before launching her own business as a writer. She earned her Master's in Counseling from Liberty Universit

U.S. soldiers are fighting a tough battle against addictive behaviors. Here's a quick look at the numbers. Continue Reading

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NEWS: Developing Online Program May Help Friends and Families of Alcohol Abusers

By Audrey Beim

Alcohol abuse does more than just affect the abuser. Its influence debilitates all those around. Continue Reading

NEWS: Amphetamine Use Affecting New Demographic

By Audrey Beim

And they might be using it to keep their jobs. Continue Reading

STUDY: Long Hours at Work Can Increase Alcohol Abuse

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

The startling correlation between working long hours and dangerous binge drinking. Continue Reading

Yoga Instead of Happy Hour: What SXSW Did Differently This Year

By Elizabeth Seward

A bit more down dog and a little less face-down (drunk). Continue Reading

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What They're Teaching in Marijuana Law College Classes

By Elizabeth Seward

Get schooled on what's going on in marijuana law education and the issues that its tackling. Continue Reading

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Does Social Media Promote Alcohol Consumption?

By Audrey Beim

It's not just an innocent "like" anymore. Continue Reading

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NEWS: Marijuana and Sleepiness in Kids

By Audrey Beim

How are the two connected and what are the repercussions? Continue Reading

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Addiction Crisis Linked to Doctors Overprescribing Painkillers

By Audrey Beim

The source of the problem can be coming from the doctor's desk. Continue Reading

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What You Need to Know About the Affordable Healthcare Act

By Liemann Valdimar

The stuff that matters. Continue Reading

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