Addicts and recovery Addiction

Addicts and the power of healthy relationships

December 14, 2017

Addiction and Relationships As addicts, many of us had difficulty in our relationships.  Our drinking or using was a problem that we wished to hide from our families.  For a …

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Addiction treatment centres Recovery Coaching

Addiction Treatment and Recovery Coaching

December 1, 2017

Addiction Treatment I have spoken to a lot of people over the years about their experience of being in addiction treatment centres for help with addiction. It is interesting to …

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November 18, 2017

After researching the effects and use of Naltrexone, I came across some interesting claims as to its effectiveness in treating Addiction. I have for some time been aware that Naltrexone …

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Recovery Coaching

November 14, 2017

Recovery Coach There are excellent treatment facilities helping people find a way to begin their journey to freedom from addiction. The support offered after treatment is often left to the …

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Brain disease

Addiction and the Brain.

September 15, 2017

Dr Nicole Labor gives an explanation of why Addiction is a brain disease and how important it is to understand why. Its not the substance – its my Brain! Trying …

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Coffee and Heroin

Half a cup of coffee and 5 bags

September 12, 2017

A cup of coffee and 5 bags For years I have drank a cup of coffee in the morning. So often that first sip is hot and gratifying. What I …

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Alcohol addiction

Alcohol advertising and our children

September 10, 2017

The beverage present at every gathering and celebration, from weddings to funerals that is raised in glasses to cheer a persons coming of age and remember the passing of loved …

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Neuroscience and Addiction – Rewiring the brain

September 5, 2017

This article looks at how positive thought and action can help beat addiction. Neuroscience has given insights into the working of our brains and has led to a better understanding …

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Addicted to opioids

July 25, 2017

An article by S Snodgrass We are in the midst of an epidemic of opioid addiction and death. Almost everyone knows someone living an opioid addiction or who has died …

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Cannabis psychosis

Addiction and cannabis psychosis

June 27, 2017

Psychosis risk higher in cannabis users with AKT1 gene A specific gene has been identified as an indicator of a persons disposition to incur permanent psychosis. The gene (AKT1) is …

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