[...] the past three months since turning 21, I’ve developed a couple of habits that have brought opinionated feedback from my loved ones. For example, I’ve taken a habit of drinking a lot. Not to where I’m always waking up drunk in an alley with no memory of what happened that night, but consecutively enough … Continue reading When Habits Turn Into Addictions — Cameron’s Opinion
In this episode of Mano Charchae, RJ Padma Priya and Dr. Divya talk about the social factors that persons addicted to alcohol consumption often state as reasons for their addiction. Stress – A large number of alcoholics state work pressure as the feeder of their addiction. Stress emanating from any reason can trigger the person … Continue reading Mano Charchae: What Feeds Your Alcohol Addiction? — Radio Active CR 90.4 MHz
BOSTON, October 13, 2018 – “We now understand that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease”, said Dr. Martha Kane at a HUBweek event about addiction treatment and recovery for young adults. Dr. Kane, the clinical director of the Addiction Services Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, added, “everyone needs an individualized treatment plan.” Dr. Scott Hadland, … Continue reading “One size fits all treatment doesn’t work,” said addiction specialist at HUBweek — (un)titledmx
FROM LOU: Please check this post out; it's very poignant and compelling... Good stuff for sure. I had severe painful anxiety and panic attacks in my early twenties (thirty years ago) and have had anxiety off and on ever since increasing in severity after my postpartum depression and bipolar diagnosis and the start of being … Continue reading I Still Have Anxiety — My Loud Whispers of Hope
For some people, coffee maybe just a source of caffeine, and they may consume it to fulfill their addiction; but in reality, this beverage has a complex combination of chemical compounds. Coffee is grown in almost 70 countries around the world, and it has a long history of surprising health benefits. Health experts have stated […] … Continue reading FO’REAL?!?: Food (and Drink) for Thought
When Rachel Ziegler was 22, her doctor prescribed 0.5 mg of Xanax once a day to treat generalized anxiety and panic attacks. “I don’t recall ever discussing a potential stopping point,” says Ziegler, who works as a chemistry-lab technician at the University of Illinois, “but I do remember asking her if I would become addicted.” […] … Continue reading Are Benzos the Next “Opioid” Crisis? — NationalAddictionNews.com
And without further ado, here it is, my interview with tribal member and advocate Athena Lamson of the Penobscot Nation!