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When Your Kids are Struggling with Drugs

It’s hard enough to deal with a family member’s addiction when that person is an adult. When the person is younger, it can feel unbearable—especially if you are that person’s parent. The truth is that kids are exposed to drugs and alcohol at much younger ages than we were. Worse, the drugs that they are…

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Nicocigs Advertisement Banned by ASA

by Jenny Richards Since 2003, the general advertisement of cigarettes has been banned and now electronic cigarettes seem to be suffering the same fate with the recent announcement that e-cigarette brand ‘Nicocigs’ must change and adjust their advertisement accordingly. According to news.uk.msn, the advertisement produced by Nicocigs, which was headlined with the phrase ‘kicks butts’…

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4 Celebrity Rehab Success Stories

by Jayla Barnsen The lives of celebrities remain under the microscope for all the world to see. Along with recognition, the continuous invasion of privacy also commonly illustrates downfalls. These downfalls may represent addictions. While many stars encountered the problem, some made it to the other side. 4. Rob Lowe Though many remember Lowe’s wild…

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Let Mountain Air Breathe Fresh Life into Your Recovery Process

Relapsed? Suffering in Silence with Shame? With her newest book Mountain Air: Relapsing and Finding the Way Back…One Breath at a Time, Holli Kenley’s personal memoir details her descent into relapse and her powerful recovering journey. And…she provides her readers with the tools to resurface from any type of relapse. to reclaim their healing truths,…

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5 Ways to Find Out if You Have an Addictive Personality

A lot of people talk about having addictive personalities, but it’s hard to understand exactly what that phrase means. Try these five ways to find out if you have an addictive personality. If you do, then you might need treatment to help you make healthy lifestyle choices. Consider Your Family History People with addictive personalities…

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The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse

Most people are unaware of just how serious the issue of prescription drug abuse is in the United States of America. In fact, the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) cites the death of 14,800 people in 2008 due to the abuse and misuse of opioid pain medications. In additional 20,044 people died the…

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Kick Your Smoking Habit for Good!

by Sara Stringer Practiced by 1.1 billion people in the world, smoking is one of the most unhealthy yet addicting habits there is. Each year, tobacco smoking claims the lives of 5.4 million people a year, with numbers increasing in developing countries. The World Health Organization has even claimed cigarette smoking to be the leading…

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How to Deal With a Family Member’s Drug Addiction

by Sara Stringer Substance abuse has claimed the lives of many and has torn even the strongest families apart. Drug abuse has also seen an increase in numbers and is thought of as one of the U.S.’s heaviest financial burdens, costing more than half a trillion dollars annually. Through government-funded social programs, many addicts have been…