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Addictions

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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[A]Musings of a Spiritual Atheist

Musings of a Spiritual Atheist by Andrew J. Ackerman is a book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery.  Ackerman, the self-described hard-line “spiritual atheist,” uses the book...
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White Elephants

As I cried, I wanted to believe it was the alcohol that induced Mom’s words.  I had to believe it was the alcohol.  I don’t want them.  The words...
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Is Adult ADHD Linked to Addiction?

The prevalence of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) greatly exceeds the prevalence of this diagnosis among the adult population. This could be, perhaps, because the disorder...
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A New Day, A New Life

“If you are reading this, it’s likely that you decided to create a healthy, rewarding life.” And so begins the 365-day journey A New Day, A New Life: A...
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