Alcoholism Can Lead to Vision Loss, Study Finds

People affected by long-term alcoholism have clearly increased risks for developing various forms of nerve damage or neuropathy. When this damage appears in eit Full Story

Those Who Abuse Cannabis More Likely to Have Problems with Social Anxiety

A team of researchers from some of the nation’s leading universities looked at data from tens of thousands of Americans and found that high marijuana intake i Full Story

Should I Talk to My Friend About Her Drinking?

I have an old friend—we’ve been close for going on 10 years—and this coming winter, I’ll be the maid of honor in her wedding. When she has a conflict wi Full Story

Scientists Identify Gene Related to Addiction

Many individuals who experiment with drugs or alcohol move on from the experimentation and experience little to no negative consequences associated with use. Fo Full Story

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Modern Approaches to Addiction Intervention and Rehabilitation

Modern behaviors towards addiction and rehabilitation have considerably changed during the last decade thanks to the multitude of images depicting substance abuse and behavioral disorders that are infiltrating this technological generation. The Internet, celebrity blogging, social networking, podcasts, video streaming, Full Story

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Is There Such Thing as a Failed Intervention?

An Interview with Interventionist Earl Hightower, BRI-II, CCDC.  Earl Hightower has performed over 2,000 interventions and has been doing interventions for over 20 years. Visit his intervention site for more information Full Story

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What Happens in an Intervention?

For many families, an intervention is a last resort. If you have a loved one that is an alcoholic or drug addict and either can’t – or won’t – seek help on their own, an intervention is probably the only hope you have. The fact that you’re even considering an intervention shows just how desperate [&hellip Full Story

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When Do You Know You Have Hit Bottom?

You’ve lived with your behavior (drinking and/or doing drugs) for so long, made excuses to justify continuing along the same path, and generally convinced yourself and others that you can do what you want, it’s your life. So when do you know you’ve hit bottom Full Story