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Challenging Addiction

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Challenging Addiction offers quality online counseling, articles and workbooks about addiction and recovery from a Licensed Counselor and recovering addict.
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FDA Panel Votes Against Recommending Zohydro for Approval | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

FDA Panel Votes Against Recommending Zohydro for Approval | The Partnership at Drugfree.org | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
A drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery resources to help parents and caregivers effectively address alcohol and drug abuse with their teens and young adults.
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We don't need more drugs on the market that can be abused.

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Women And Men Appear To Benefit In Different Ways From Alcoholics Anonymous Participation

Women And Men Appear To Benefit In Different Ways From Alcoholics Anonymous Participation | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
A new study finds differences in the ways that participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) helps men and women maintain sobriety. Two Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that,
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Award winning photo shows ex-drug addicts reading the Bible - ChristianToday

Award winning photo shows ex-drug addicts reading the Bible - ChristianToday | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
Award winning photo shows ex-drug addicts reading the BibleChristianTodayOur winning image, 'Brothers in Arms', captures this in a wonderful way and we're delighted to announce it as winner.

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Challenging Addiction

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Information about addiction and recovery written by a recovering addict and a Licensed Professional Counselor...
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Brain recovery after alcohol abuse | The Life Works Community Blog

Brain recovery after alcohol abuse | The Life Works Community Blog | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
New research shows much of the damage from alcohol can be repaired in just two weeks using abstinence.

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Talking therapy 'cuts depression'

Talking therapy 'cuts depression' | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
People with depression who do not respond to treatment with drugs can have their symptoms reduced using cognitive behavioural therapy, says a study in the Lancet.

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What Happens in Sex Addiction Counseling?

What Happens in Sex Addiction Counseling? | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it

Treatment for sex addiction can be thought of as a behavior modification program. It does not require any in depth self analysis to embark on a program of recovery from sex addiction. It only requires that the addict begins to believe that he or she has a problem and accepts, at least tentatively, that there is a need to get some kind of help in order to fix it.


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High Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Opiate Addicts Die

High Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Opiate Addicts Die | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
When prescription pain killers are factored in, more people die from opiate-related complications than from all other substances of abuseMore…
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What Is Addiction? What Causes Addiction?

What Is Addiction? What Causes Addiction? | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
Introduction to addiction, including what is and what causes addiction?
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Great article for the basics of addiction

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The Brain Is Rewired By Alcoholism, Increasing Susceptibility To Anxiety Problems - Newly Relevant Addiction Information

The Brain Is Rewired By Alcoholism, Increasing Susceptibility To Anxiety Problems - Newly Relevant Addiction Information | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
The Brain Is Rewired By Alcoholism, Increasing Susceptibility To Anxiety Problems...
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My Struggle With Sex Addiction

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"A raw, nakedly honest account of one man's years-long struggle with compulsive, self-destructive sexual behavior."

 

Curator comment: This is a skillfully written personal narrative. It must be the courage to expose such vulnerability that brings out the eloquence so many of these stories possess.

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Addiction Treatment

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Addiction Treatment, by M Kramer: Newly Relevant Information (Addiction Treatment is out!
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Scientists Find Binge Drinking Gene | The Life Works Community Blog

Scientists Find Binge Drinking Gene | The Life Works Community Blog | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
A new gene could be responsible for binge drinking. New research could provide warnings against future alcohol abuse.

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PhD in Counseling Psychology

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A PhD in counseling psychology online gives you good career options. This page will help you if you want to take a counseling doctorate.

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Nutrition and Addiction Recovery Index

Nutrition and Addiction Recovery Index | Addiction Counseling | Scoop.it
How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery - A look at how proper diet can contribute to a state of well-being and reduce the cravings for drugs and alcohol in the early stages of recovery.
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