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Category: Addiction

The Enabling Cycle: When Helping isn’t Helping

The Enabling Cycle: When Helping isn’t Helping enabling a drug addict

Drug addiction does not discriminate, it doesn’t care if your rich or poor, famous or unknown, a man or woman, it doesn’t care what race or age you are. Many people can relate first hand to the effects of the drug epidemic in America, and parents are crying out with pleas of help. Everyone connected […]

Substance Abuse and Addiction at Texas Universities and Colleges

Substance Abuse and Addiction at Texas Universities and Colleges college student working late on computer

American college and university campuses are hotspots for some of the hardest partying in the country, a place where students report using drugs and alcohol to relieve stress, fit in, have fun and forget their problems. A 2005 study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University found that scores of […]

Breaking The Stigma of Addiction: The Addicted Eagle Scout

At the age of 17, I was awarded the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout and I was addicted to opioid painkillers and black tar heroin. Shortly after graduating high school I found myself attending 12 step meetings in California, searching for an answer to solve my problem. Three years passed […]

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