Thursday July 24th 2014

Drug

How do stimulants work?

November 13th, 2013

Stimulants work in the body by affecting the central nervous system. More on how long it takes for stimulants to start acting and how stimulants work in the body and brain here.

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Mixing marijuana with alcohol

November 11th, 2013

What are the effects of mixing marijuana and alcohol? More here on possible harms and warnings for mixing marijuana with alcohol.

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Emotional sobriety in recovery: 12 spiritual principles to live by

November 10th, 2013

Insight into simple universal truths to apply to your life to change how you feel, not only about yourself, but about the world around you. Emotional sobriety and more here.

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How to withdraw from crack

November 7th, 2013

There is no current medication specifically recommended for crack withdrawal. And stopping crack can manifest withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, depression, cravings, body aches, chills and tremors. More here on what to expect during crack withdrawal and how to manage symptoms with a section at the end for your questions.

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Addiction recovery tools (other than The 12 Steps)

November 6th, 2013

Learning to overcome addiction and related mental health issues is a huge challenge. Here, we review tools you may NEVER HAVE HEARD ABOUT. Then, we invite your questions and comments at the end.

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What it’s like to take and withdraw from morphine

October 30th, 2013

A vivid description of what it’s like to be addicted to morphine and get off it, from Liam Farrell… a former family doctor from Ireland and a recovering morphine addict.

What is crack withdrawal?

October 25th, 2013

Crack withdrawal include physical and psychological symptoms that manifest when you stop using crack after a period of dependence. More on what to expect during crack withdrawal here.

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8 signs you are a co-addict

October 24th, 2013

Are you a co-addict? Read on to learn about enabling and co-addiction here.

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What are morphine withdrawal symptoms?

October 21st, 2013

Withdrawal from morphine symptoms can include malaise, depression, and restlessness. How can you address morphine withdrawal symptoms when they occur? More on morphine withdrawal symptoms and their treatment here.

How to withdraw from ecstasy

October 17th, 2013

The best way to withdraw from ecstasy includes tapering (for heavy users) and with the help of both a psychological and nutritional counselor. More here.