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Binge Drinking, It’s Not What You Think

Binge drinking. Images of raiding the liquor cabinet while the parents are away, teens passed out in frat or dorm hallways, and kids sneaking beers at a football game fill the mind. But would it surprise you to know that the age group most likely to die from binge drinking is people 35-64 years old?…

Accepting Help Enhances the Recovery Experience

An important part of the recovery process is letting go of individual will power. An “I can do it myself” attitude stands in the way of recovery. Developing relationships with others who have already overcome the power of drugs and alcohol makes a new way of life possible. People who are struggling with substance abuse…

Is Drug Addiction a Developmental Disorder?

The conventional wisdom in recovery circles says that people “stop maturing when they start using (alcohol or drugs).” According to a recent Yale study, teens’ brains are more susceptible to risky and impulsive behavior, including trying drugs in spite of the inherent risks. Furthermore, normal neural development is sidetracked in favor or repeating the behavior…

The Other 12 Steps: How Loved Ones Can Cope with Addiction

If you have a loved one with the disease of alcoholism, you may know about the 12 Steps for him or her. But did you know that there are a set of 12 Steps just for you? Just as the one you love needs a set of tools to work with, so do you. The…

Healing the Addicted Brain From PCP Abuse

Anyone who has ever suffered through the aftermath of PCP abuse, or who has watched a loved one suffer, knows how devastating an effect it can have. While PCP is not as physically addictive as many drugs, the brain itself can become addicted very quickly and this addicted brain can lead to myriad physical, as well…