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Addiction

Addiction
November 12, 2015

Private online support for addicts

If you use cocaine and are over 18, you may be eligible to participate in a program that trains you to resist cocaine-related cues and provides you with coping skills. This project is web-based with an optional Skype session with the main researcher and six online training programs. Your identity throughout is completely anonymous. Here’s how you can access help: I Quit Cocaine (more…)
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Addiction
October 9, 2015

What happens to your body when you drink?

Did you know that alcohol is absorbed by many parts of your body? But it cannot be stored and it’s eventually left up to certain organs to deal with. So, are you causing damage and if so, how much damage exactly? Well, prepare to swallow this information. (more…)
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Addiction
June 4, 2015

It’s easy to be an addict

No one wants to be a drug-addict, but you’d be surprised how easily you can end up there. What may start as "just one try" could lead you down a far more dangerous path, not to mention the damage you could cause if you're high. Here are some common ways on how you could become an addict…and, we suggest you AVOID them at all cost: (more…)
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Addiction
May 15, 2015

The line-up: Booze under the spotlight

“So, you’ve been busy, my friend. You’ve caused a lot of trouble, using your addictiveness on people who don’t fully understand how dangerous you actually are! But we’ve got you this time! Here’s the proof.” (more…)
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Addiction
March 27, 2015

Are you really addicted?

For years we’ve been led to believe that an addiction is simply a chemical reaction in your brain. It’s not wrong, but it’s not completely right either. Over the years, the results of numerous studies have raised many factors regarding addiction, specifically drug addiction. Which begs the question, what really makes you addicted? The answer still isn’t black and white. (more…)
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Addiction
December 30, 2014

New Year: Who is your designated driver?

Move over Christmas, New Year’s is on the way! Now that the gift giving and large meals are over, it’s time to have some fun with your friends and light up the town in style. Wild parties and New Year’s go hand-in-hand, as it’s a huge celebration to welcome in the new year. (more…)
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Addiction
October 15, 2014

The pros and cons of alcohol

Every week you get hit by a new opinion on what alcohol might do to, or for, you. So, is it good or bad to have a glass of wine with dinner? It turns out that regular moderate drinking has quite a few benefits - let’s see what that means. (more…)
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Addiction
February 6, 2014

NekNominate: What is all the fuss about?

Hey! So we’re sure you’ve heard about the new online drinking game taking the world by storm! Daring games have always been fun to play, if a little questionable. Games like chicken, truth or dare and spin the bottle are just a few of the more innocent daring games, but somewhere along the line people have taken this concept to dangerous new heights. The latest drinking challenge, NekNominate, is getting plenty of attention, but not for the right reasons. (more…)
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Addiction
January 24, 2014

Bieber’s arrest – it’s no joke

By now the story of teen singer Justin Bieber’s arrest in Miami for drag-racing and driving under the influence of booze and drugs has gone viral many times over. (more…)
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