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Bobbi Kristina Brown: In Her Mother’s Footsteps
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Bobbi Kristina Brown: In Her Mother’s Footsteps

Whitney Houston poses with Bobbi prior to her death Credit: Kevin Mazur/AMA2009/WireImage It seems like she never had a chance. Born to two crack-addicted parents, Bobbi Kristina Brown, who died July 26, 2015, most likely was not taught the life-skills needed to overcome her genetics and her environment. Even without the complication of substance abuse,...

6 Reasons Not to be a Binge Drinker
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6 Reasons Not to be a Binge Drinker

You tell yourself you don’t have a drinking problem. You don’t drink every day, but when you do drink, you can really “put it away.” That’s OK, right? Wrong. Though occasional binge drinking may seem harmless, overindulging is responsible for 10,076 people being killed in 2013 in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, or nearly one-third of all...

Trauma-Informed Care: Exploring Contributing Factors to Addiction
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Trauma-Informed Care: Exploring Contributing Factors to Addiction

Many individuals experience trauma during their lifetimes. Although many people exposed to traumatic situations demonstrate few or no lingering symptoms, those who have experienced repeated, chronic or multiple traumas are more likely to exhibit pronounced symptoms and consequences, including substance abuse, mental illness, and health problems. People of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations and...

BrainPaint®: Listening to Your Brain to Conquer Addiction
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BrainPaint®: Listening to Your Brain to Conquer Addiction

The American Society of Addiction Medicine defines addiction as a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This dysfunction is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. But what if...

Heroin Epidemic in Ohio
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Heroin Epidemic in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health recently released statistics showing that more than 700 people died from heroin overdose in 2012—a 60% increase over the previous year and clearly indicating a heroin epidemic in Ohio. Heroin killed more people in Cuyahoga County in 2013 than car accidents or homicides. A more recent report by the Ohio...

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