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A Quick Rundown On Strange Addictions

Strange Addiction You Never Knew Existed - Addiction Hope The word “addiction” connotes a harmful dependence on alcohol, nicotine, pills, cocaine or injectable substances such as heroin. Current obesity statistics show that addiction also can refer to food. Yet, addiction does not discriminate. People can and do become addicted to almost anything. Some addictions are downright strange – so strange that television series have [...]
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September Is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: How You Can Help

September Is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Addiction Hope In addition to National Recovery Month, September also marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, as designated by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Suicide claims more than 41,000 lives each year, and it’s the third-leading cause of death for teenagers. Suicide leaves thousands of family members and friends behind every year. Furthermore, a family [...]
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Should The U.S. Follow Portugal’s Example In Decriminalizing Drugs?

What You Need Know About Decriminalizing Drugs - Addiction Hope The decriminalization of drugs remains a hot topic in the United States. Currently, it is legal to smoke marijuana recreationally in Colorado, Oregon, Washington state and Washington D.C., and many advocates hope other states will follow. Some medical experts tout the benefits of cannabis oil in medical treatment, especially for serious diseases such as cancer. [...]
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Look Out For These 5 Signs Of Gambling Addiction

Denial David Crosby - Signs Of Gambling Addiction - Addiction Hope Gambling as a leisure activity is perfectly healthy, but it can easily become a process addiction. The intense highs and lows of winning and losing are as addictive as the effects of a chemical substance on the brain. “Gambler’s fallacy,” or the belief that a win has to be coming because of a long string [...]
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Call 911: 5 Warning Signs Of Withdrawal

Call For Help Warning Signs Of Withdrawal - Addiction Hope Withdrawal is a frightening reality for recovering addicts. It can lead to chills, tremors, seizures and dozens of other adverse and potentially life-threatening effects. When your loved one has a drug or alcohol dependency, you need to recognize signs that he or she may be about to undergo withdrawal. Look Out For These Warning Signs [...]
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