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Construction Of The Addiction Process: The Building Blocks

Ashish Bhatt ❘

Each individual has building blocks that make them more or less likely to develop an addiction, such as genetics and environment.

Is Alcohol a Drug?

Theresa Parisi ❘

Alcohol is a drug, and a highly addictive one. Specifically, It is classified as a Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant.

Understanding Addiction Transference

Theresa Parisi ❘

Addiction transference is a common problem that can occur to individuals who struggle with or are recovering from alcohol, drug or behavioral addictions.

Safe Haven: Harm-Reduction Care

David Hampton ❘

A Safe Haven approach focuses on providing those with substance use disorders help and safety rather than incarceration in order to minimize societal harms.

The Influence of Social Media on Teen Drug Use

Jena Hilliard ❘

Teens are uniquely vulnerable to the effects of what they see on social media, including pics and ads for binge drinking and drug use.

How Do You Know If Someone Is Using Meth?

Theresa Parisi ❘

It's not difficult to tell that someone you know is using meth, and it's important to take action to help them. Learn more about how to spot meth use.

E-Cigarette Sales To Be Banned in San Francisco, Juul’s Headquarters

Nathan Yerby ❘

San Francisco, the home of the largest e-cigarette company in America, is now the first city to ban the sale of e-cigarettes.

Report: Millennials Are Most Likely to Die From Alcohol, Drugs, Suicide

Nathan Yerby ❘

Millennials are the most likely age demographic to die from alcohol, drug abuse, and suicide. Many millennials struggle with substance use disorders.

Identifying The 5 Stages of Addiction

Krystina Murray ❘

The five stages of alcoholism are developing patterns, risky use and recklessness, tolerance, dependence, and disorder. Learn to identify them in your life.

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