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Living with an Alcoholic

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Living with an alcoholic Medical and psychological support is essential to help solve the difficult problem of alcoholism in the family. The daily dealings with addicts and family members make us establish definitions that, although they are not always true, in most cases, they are not wrong. We usually say that every alcoholic is witty and seductive, and we also…

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Why is drinking so socially acceptable?

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Why is drinking so socially acceptable? by Tannia V. Alcohol is treated as if it is not a drug and has no negative consequences. Almost every social situation seems to involve alcohol. How many parties are thrown without alcohol being served? How many people go out after work or on a weekend and do not drink? What holiday is celebrated…

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Linkin Park Singer Dead

One more great artist. Lost. To addiction. And we wonder what we will hear about Linkin Park. The depression. The dark side. The music to give it one last sell. Or will it be discussing drugs, alcohol and hopefully the opportunities to not have this happen again. What about the management, labels and studios? How are they involved? Did they…

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Suing Big Pharma

Ohio begins a lawsuit against the largest 5 pharmaceutical companies developing prescription opioids and is setting the tone for accountability and responsibility in the heroin addiction and opioid epidemic in the United States. Ohio is the second state after Mississippi to go after the pharmaceutical companies regarding their current heroin addiction epidemic. Ohio has recently seen an exponential growth in…

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Drug Rehabilitation

What makes communities safer? Incarceration or drug rehabilitation? As we prepare to see the impacts of Jeff Session’s mandatory minimums of drug cases, we look back on the 80’s drug war and the apparent reduced crime rate. With people behind bars for mandatory minimums, we simply want to remind those with strong feelings about alcohol and drug abuse the importance…

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Addiction San Diego

For student, the relief from exam stress, studying and being away from family, loved ones and a social structure, is many times an under supervised and unscheduled space where alcohol and drug abuse is easily taken to the next level. We want to invite you at La Jolla Recovery to reach out for questions whether a loved one or yourself…

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Celebrity Recovery

We commend Pete Davidson from SNL to speak about his sobriety and in a humorous yet honest way be genuine about the struggles and journey. It is said that comedy equals tragedy plus time. The timing couldn’t be better. In a time of opiate addiction from prescriptions to heroin and alcoholism affecting colleges and the mental health of many, a…

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San Diego Sober Living

A San Diego Charger Taking On SobrietyFrom the limelight to the light of sharing hopeRyan Leaf, a San Diego Charger, continues to push the yards with his passion for sobriety, pride of resilience in his story of overcoming addiction and persistence to push beyond the stigma of alcohol and drug abuse in sports. Sober for some years, he speaks of...
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Heroin Addiction San Diego

  http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/How-an-Opioid-Prescription-Led-a-Former-US-Navy-Sailor-to-Heroin-Addiction-420416124.html “They knew something was going on but didn’t know what exactly,” the Navy sailor from USS San Diego said about his yearlong, undetected addiction to heroin. The heroin epidemic calls for a conversation, awareness and sharing of best practices, interventions and treatment at the specific level of severity. Yes, opiate prescriptions are an open can of worms which...
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