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Facts About Cocaine

If you snort, smoke or inject cocaine or care about someone who does, you more than likely have some unanswered questions about the nature and effects of this powerful...
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Mood Disorders and Alcohol/Drug Use

The term mood describes a pervasive and sustained emotional state that may affect all aspects of an individual’s life and perceptions. Mood disorders are pathologically elevated or depressed disturbances...
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Food, Family and the Holidays

If you tend to struggle with food, weight and body image, holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas can be particularly challenging, because they revolve so much around food and mealtimes....
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Symptoms of Teen Substance Abuse

Addiction is defined as the continued use of a mood-altering substance or behavior despite adverse consequences, or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors. Some people can use alcohol...
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Living with an Alcoholic

Living with an addict can be a living hell: unpredictable and dangerous, yet sometimes exciting and romantic. We never know when we’ll be blamed or accused. We can’t dependably...
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