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Is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Hidden Epidemic?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is shrouded in stigma and misdiagnoses, but it effects a large number of American women, particularly those in poorer communities. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is on the far end of the broad spectrum of many different symptoms. The…

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Five Ways Exercise Can Help You in Recovery

It’s normal for someone to have many emotions when trying to get sober, and drinking or abusing drugs to cope with all these emotions is not an option any longer. For someone who is used to a certain level of…

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Addiction recovery’s low, low admission price: Own your $#1+!

Admission. Great noun. It means two related things when it comes to addiction recovery:  A) The right to enter, and B) a voluntary acknowledgment/concession of a fact or truth. There is no A) without B) in our family. Caveat: Most…

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Dope 101: Opioids, opiates… six of one isn’t a half-dozen of the other

The terms opioids and opiates are frequently – and mistakenly – used as interchangeable words for the same drug when they really mean two related drug classes. The media doesn’t get that. Nor do they have to when they ring…

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