NEW PLATEAUS Is Addiction a Disease?
With all the reality TV such as "My Strange Addiction","Celebrity Rehab", and "Hoarders", there's never been a time when addiction has been more widely observed.
Additionally, I've noticed from scien... Posted on 4/23/13 at 8:54 AM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Thank You Mary Adkins
Mary Adkins shared her amazing journey, a story of addiction, life, and learning. Thirty-five people came out; each for their own reason, on the coldest night of winter to hear Mary's heart story. We... Posted on 3/17/13 at 2:32 PM
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Mary Adkins Shares Her Story of addiction and recovery
Thursday January 31, 2013
Location: Lewis & Clark Elementary School, Grand Forks
Sponsored by GF Parent Information Center
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COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Alcohol, a Three-Headed Monster
Alcoholism is an issue in the United States that most people try to understand. In the class Neurochemistry, the chemical world often bumps heads with the psychological world. Alcohol abuse and ethano... Posted on 12/18/12 at 4:43 PM
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I don't fancy myself as an addictive personality, but with my behavior of late I may need to re-think that. I have acquired a bit of an addiction that seems to be gaining control over me. My addiction... Posted on 8/27/12 at 5:13 PM
Fred Isham sits near a blazing fire just outside Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. The 37-year-old tribal member helped build the fire to heat carefully selected stones that will be used in a nearby sweat lodge.
Thanks to Sister’s Path, a Fargo-based comprehensive recovery program, Sarah Bath has her life back. Sister’s Path provides stable, long-term housing along with chemical dependency treatment to single, homeless, addicted women who wish to live clean and sober.
Canada's three largest tobacco companies are set to square off against a group of Quebec smokers in a landmark civil case that is considered the biggest in Canadian history, with up to $27 billion in damages and penalties at stake.
Nearly one in five patients entering addiction treatment sought help for opiate addiction, according to the study. Heroin accounted for 10 percent of addiction treatment admissions during the first half of 2011, compared with 3.3 percent in 2000.
The best cure for an addiction is prevention. The more we can get the word out about the harmful effects of smoking, the better-educated people are in making the decision to not light up in the first place.
Concerned by shifting patterns of teen drug abuse and a shortage of treatment options for young addicts, the Hazelden Foundation is planning a $30 million expansion of its Center for Youth and Families in Plymouth, Minn.
For most of the population, technology is a tool to enhance our lives. Our phone beeps, and we feel compelled to check whatever new text, email or tweet has come our way. Recently, indications of something more malicious have started to rumble. Technology has the potential to cause addictive behavior, experts say.
When Betty Ford died Friday, she had outlived some of her most famous celebrity successes and saved the lives of many more, a legacy that inspired A-listers and average residents alike to pay tribute to a former First Lady who left her mark — and her name — all over the city she made famous.
Anthony McCartney and Shaya Tayefe Mohajer
, July 09, 2011
Some 2 million people classified by the government as "Internet addicts" in South Korea, a nation of 49 million considered one of the most technologically wired in the world. Some are becoming increasingly violent.
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