Friday, August 31, 2012

Am I Missing Out? | The Fix

Am I Missing Out? | The Fix

International Overdose Awareness Day 2012

 
International Overdose Awareness Day 2012 #OD12 
“Overdoses of prescription painkillers are responsible for one death every 19 minutes in the United States. In the past 20 years prescription overdoses have tripled, leading to 14,800 deaths in 2008.”  
 
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International Overdose Awareness Day 2012

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Lance Armstrong: From Cancer to Competition to Controversy

 
 
Lance Armstrong: From Cancer to Competition to Doping Controversy
 
Lance Armstrong is a name that has been linked in the past with words like endurance, strength, cancer survivor, perseverance, champion, fighter, and philanthropist. However, over the last decade or so, he has been embroiled in an on-going PED (performance enhancing drug) controversy that has eclipsed the glory he experienced from 1999 to 2005 when he won an unprecedented seven Tour de France cycling titles in a row. 
 
Lance Armstrong: From Cancer to Competition to Controversy


Are Athletes More Susceptible to Addiction After The Olympics?

Are Athletes More Susceptible to Addiction After The Olympics?
 
“New research shows that over 30% of elite Olympic athletes have an unhealthy obsession with training and strenuous exercise. The new study also shows that the biological mechanisms associated with exercise addiction can mimic drug addiction.”
 
Are Athletes More Susceptible to Addiction After The Olympics?



 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Trusting In Treatment

 
Trusting In Treatment
 “I was graced with a gift of desperation. I wanted to live and i knew my next hit or shot that I would die.”- My name is Jay and I'm an addict
“No matter what the past has been...the future is spotless! Picture a clear white canvas. Your hands are paint brushes. In the present, this very moment, use the colors of recovery to paint a beautiful future... and live...clean.”-Jay
Check out Jay’s inspirational story he shared with us!
Trusting In Treatment


Is Macaulay Culkin Addicted To Heroin?

 
 
Is Macaulay Culkin Addicted To Heroin?
 
“If the rumors are true, Macaulay Culkin is in danger of dying at a young age from the disease of addiction. Today, addiction treatment centers are available to those who want help.
Share your thoughts on our new blog post. 
 
Is Macaulay Culkin Addicted To Heroin?



 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Denial as an Addiction

Denial as an Addiction

Are you in denial? “The hard truth and reality of addiction is that it affects the entire family, and the entire family, not just the user, needs help.”

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Denial as an Addiction




Monday, August 20, 2012

Is AM 2201 the Next "Deadly" Drug? | The Fix


A new synthetic drug has been wreaking havoc in Charleston, West Virginia: within a two-day period last week, eight people in the city reportedly overdosed and were hospitalized, thanks to a substance known as AM 2201.



Is AM 2201 the Next "Deadly" Drug? | The Fix

Drug Courts: Alternative to Drug-related Incarcerations



Drug Courts: Alternative to Drug-related Incarcerations

“People who are fortunate enough to be matriculated into what can be a very advantageous system offer tremendous testimonies that should serve to encourage more and more local municipalities to adopt these cost-effective and strategic rehabilitation alternatives.”

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Drug Courts: Alternative to Drug-related Incarcerations








Friday, August 17, 2012

Joey Kovar Dead: 'Real World' Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose


Joey Kovar Dead: 'Real World' Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose

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Newly Reborn “Snoop Lion” Banned From Norway


Newly Reborn “Snoop Lion” Banned From Norway

“Snoop Lion is no stranger to controversy or breaking the law and he routinely gets fined for marijuana possession. In late June he was stopped by authorities in Norway and when they searched him they found his stash of marijuana. He was fined almost nine thousand dollars for the possession which he can certainly afford, but was additionally banned from the sovereign nation of Norway for 2 years following the charge.”

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Newly Reborn “Snoop Lion” Banned From Norway


Thursday, August 16, 2012

Veteran's Drug Courts

Veteran’s Drug Courts

Continuing on a brief summary of drug-courts and their rehabilitative benefits, individually and societally, an increasingly attractive sub-genre, the Veteran’s Drug Courts, have emerged as effective programs of help for our nation’s servicemen and women.”

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Veteran's Drug Courts

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Careers - The Watershed | Addiction Treatment Programs

Are you looking for a challenging & exciting #career in the #addiction treatment industry? Do you have a passion for helping people change their lives? Apply now! Admissions Coordinator    



Careers - The Watershed | Addiction Treatment Programs

   #careers #jobs #nowhiring #addiction #alcoholism #recovery #drugtreatment #alcoholrehab

History Lesson: 19th Century Opiate Addict


History Lesson: 19th Century Opiate Addict

“Addiction is not a contemporary problem, though the paradigm of intentional recovery is, relatively speaking. Ancient peoples had their struggles with the addictive and euphoric properties found in nature the same as we do today.”

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History Lesson: 19th Century Opiate Addict



Monday, August 13, 2012

Olympic Controversies Continue Across the Pond




Olympic Doping 2012


“It is an unfortunate but prevalent fact that drug testing, and even drug abuse has come into the international spotlight in this years Olympic Games.”

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Olympic Controversies Continue Across the Pond

If Big Alcohol is reaching teens, so should recovery


If Big Alcohol is reaching teens, so should recovery


“Alcohol ads take up a sizable chunk in the market of commercial real estate during prime time television. People of all ages, teenagers included, see nightly television ads touting the popularity, camaraderie, and even a positivist work ethic of drinking (e.g. various Budweiser commercials ) and even the “manly” sophistication of drinking liquor. (e.g. kettle one vodka commercial)”

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If Big Alcohol is reaching teens, so should recovery



Friday, August 10, 2012

Kathie Lee Gifford Blames Drug Addiction On Bad Parenting


Kathie Lee Gifford: Blames Addiction On Parents

“In personal relationships, insensitivity can breed offense and hostility. On a bigger stage, insensitivity can incite a public backlash, often changing the complexion of mass opinion. This is exactly the situation trending currently with Kathie Lee Gifford, co-host of NBC’s Today morning show.”

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Kathie Lee Gifford Blames Drug Addiction On Bad Parenting


Writing Under the Influence of Ourselves - Entertainment - The Atlantic Wire

Writing Under the Influence of Ourselves - Entertainment - The Atlantic Wire

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Cat Marnell: Addiction in the Camera’s Eye

Cat Marnell: Addiction in the Camera’s Eye


“Public attention towards celebrity breakdowns, due to drug and alcohol addictions, is becoming a more commonplace in our society today.”

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Cat Marnell: Addiction in the Camera’s Eye






Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction

Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction


“A common misconception is that those who suffer from chronic or acute anxiety disorders will not be able to fully get clean or sober because they need Xanax or some form of relaxant to control their attacks.”

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Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction




Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction

Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction


“A common misconception is that those who suffer from chronic or acute anxiety disorders will not be able to fully get clean or sober because they need Xanax or some form of relaxant to control their attacks.”

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Dual Diagnosis: Panic Attacks & Addiction




Monday, August 6, 2012

Internet & Gaming Addiction: True or False?

Internet & Gaming Addiction: True or False?
One of the warning signs of Gaming or Internet addiction:
1. Disrupted regular life pattern. If a person plays games all night long and sleeps in the daytime, which can be a warning he or she should seek professional help.
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Internet & Gaming Addiction: True or False?