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New Date-Rape Drug Detector in Development

  November 28, 2014   No comments

Scientists and technological developers are constantly inventing new devices that help prevent date-rape. Not long ago, a group of students invented a nail polish that changes colors when dipped in

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

  November 27, 2014   No comments

Whether we realize it or not, having gratitude changes the way we interact with the world. It promotes the thoughts and behaviors that support our recovery. It is helpful to

Acupuncture in Recovery

  November 26, 2014   No comments

Recovering from an addiction can be aided through many different techniques, one of which being acupuncture. Acupuncture is a 2,000 year old Chinese tradition that is still used today all

ADHD and Substance Abuse

  November 25, 2014   No comments

Studies have shown that about 25 percent of people with addiction also have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Developing both addiction and ADHD can happen because of

Stay Sober Throughout the Holidays

  November 24, 2014   No comments

The holiday season can be hard for an addict or alcoholic in recovery. It is filled with family gatherings, parties and other social events that all usually involve alcohol. For

Alcohol Abuse in College

  November 20, 2014   No comments

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, four out of five college students drink alcohol. Half of these students that drink also binge drink, which is defined

Live a Full Life in Sobriety

  November 19, 2014   No comments

Transitioning from a life of addiction to a life of sobriety is a big change. You have to completely transform your life in order to be successful in your sobriety.

The Future of Prescription Medications

  November 18, 2014   No comments

A non-addictive opioid painkiller could be on the market by 2017, according to the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc (NCADD). The NCADD is reporting that about a

Why Do Addicts Lie?

  November 17, 2014   No comments

If you have someone close to you who has struggled with addiction, you may have noticed a big personality change in them. Before becoming an addict, your loved one may

School Nurses Can Help Prevent Addiction

  November 14, 2014   No comments

School nurses deal with countless amounts of children on a daily basis. Children come to them for something as simple as needing a band aid or something as complicated as