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Trinny Woodall: my cocaine addiction is a disease
Television personality, has claimed she could die if she does not continue her rehabilitation for drug and alcohol addictionRead More
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Individuals with a dual diagnosis can benefit from 12-step programs 
Studies and testimonials have shown that 12-step mutual-help organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can play an important role in addiction recovery. Read More
Up In Smoke
Chris Brown Fights To Keep His Weed At Rehab!
Breezy claimed the marijuana was prescribed by a doctor for a medical condition, depression. Read More
Mothers share grief for sons lost to drugs 
Joshua Ballard, died Oct. 29, 2011, from an overdose of prescription methadone. He was 22. See VIdeo
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Barbra Streisand nudged Josh Brolin into rehab
Barbra - who's married to Josh's dad James Brolin - also gave the Gangster Squad star a nudge to get help. Read More
Family Of Origin
Why Family Dinners Won't Stop Drug Abuse
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, the Columbia-affiliated organization known as CASAColumbia that helped publicize family dinners' potential to curb drug use with its first paper on the topic in 2003. Read More
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Internet Gambling Could be the Big Issue in 2014
The biggest touchstone issue in the 2014 mid-term elections could be fully legalizing (or prohibiting) placing online bets through gambling websites. Read More
Scientists discover gene increasing alcoholism risk in mice See Video
Mice carrying this mutation were willing to work to obtain the alcohol-containing drink by pushing a lever. See Video
Bill W.
All 72 images in The Bill W. Collection are available on a to Lease-to-Buy basis. You may lease any of the photographs from 90 ninety days up to a year for your home, office, recovery clubhouse or treatment center. Read More 
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Bill W. tells the story of William G. Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, a man included in TIME Magazine's "100 Persons of the 20th Century."
Ambien: Worth the few extra zzz's?
The drug may also be deadly. In a study comparing 10,000 users of sleeping pills like zolpidem to nonusers, pill takers were up to 35 percent more likely to develop some type of cancer. Read More
How 8 Common Medications Interact with Alcohol
With antidepressants, the concern with drinking alcohol is that they both slow down the central nervous system, affecting the brain and impairing thinking skills and alertness. Read More
The Importance of Good Support Systems in Sobriety
The people you encounter in 12-step and other support groups are, like you, actively working toward a healthy life and using the tools necessary to stay clean.. Read More

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Higher than expected rates of U.S. alcohol abuse disorders
Researchers estimated that in 2005, about 53,000 men and 12,000 women died from issues related to alcohol use disorders. Read More
Why the US Fails at Treating Addiction
Addiction in the United States is a disease that has been ignored and stigmatized for far too long, and it will continue to be an epidemic thanks to the failures of government, the medical profession and society at large. Read More
Treatment Studies
Drug addicts 'need help on trauma'
Drug treatment must focus more on the trauma addicts have faced in their lives, according to new research. Read More
No Kidding
Drinking Is Not A Good Excuse For Smoking Crack
Why did Toronto Mayor Rob Ford think he was helping his case when he confessed earlier this month that he smoked crack "in one of my drunken stupors." Read More
Crack cocaine: How addictive is it?
The Henningfield scale ranked nicotine highest in the dependence category, followed by heroin, cocaine, alcohol, caffeine and marijuana. See Video
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