Hypnosis for Drug Addiction Many drug addicts spend the better part of their lives looking for treatment that will help them kick their habit. They may also spend tens of thousands of dollars on therapy, medications and other re...July 12, 2011
Stepping Away from 12-Step ProgramsSeveral doctors and researchers view addiction as a disease and urge addicts to take a more medical approach to detox and recovery than 12-step programs, which are not very effective treatment plans f...September 28, 2012
Dopamine may Help People with Drug Addictions
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have succeeded in creating a model of the way the brain releases dopamine, an important chemical involved in transmitting signals between nerve cells.
Wh...November 2, 2010
Vivitrol Approved by FDA for Opioid Treatment
The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) have approved the medication known as Vivitrol, it was approved for the treatment of alcohol dependency in 2006.
Vivitrol for Opioid Addictions
Opioids...October 31, 2010
Is AA Wrong For You?By porkchoptzeThe Alcohol Harm Reduction BlogAlthough many people find that 12 step groups such as AA or NA are helpful for their drug or alcohol problems, a growing body of evidence suggests that jus...
What Then, If Not A.A.?By Stinkin' Thinkin' - Muckraking the 12-Step IndustryIf you found your way to this blog, you probably have a reason. And if the reason is that you're having a problem with alcohol, I want to make sur...
AA is Faith-Based, Not Evidence-BasedBy Harriet Hall, Science-Based MedicineAlcoholics Anonymous is the most widely used treatment for alcoholism. It is mandated by the courts, accepted by mainstream medicine, and required by insurance c...
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