Tag Archives: Substance Abuse

Benefits of Neurofeedback Therapy in Addiction Treatment

man showing virtual brains on open palm, idea concept Contributor: Nikki Baker, Content Writer at JourneyPure. Think back to the first time you learned to ride a bike. You probably remember some feelings you were experiencing – fear, excitement, maybe a little trepidation. What you weren’t aware of is how your brain was responding to this new activity, which requires mental focus and an [...]
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Why Models Abuse Adderall, Cocaine, and Other Drugs to Avoid Eating

Woman in the Modeling Industry I have clear memories of partying in many “hot spot” cities around the world with dignitaries, celebrities, and my modeling agents. Often, I would fly from a city where I was working, do drugs for a weekend with my agents, then come back and work. Sometimes, agents would stay at a house where I was [...]
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Current Advocacy Efforts for Mental Health Legislation

Man at lake thinking about mental health When it comes to the world of mental health, we may be experiencing a global human rights crisis. Individuals with a mental illness or disability are exposed to a wide array of human rights violations including discrimination, ridicule, bias and isolation. In many countries and regions, people do not even have access to basic mental [...]
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Painting Houses and Getting Clean

Man staring by the bridge Most people think I’m an optimist because I’m loud, outgoing and generally friendly. But because I live with me, I know the truth… I’m an optimist who deeply wrestles and struggles with fear, anxiety and “worse case scenario” thinking. When Anxiety Keeps You From Living One of the national trends sweeping our country today and [...]
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Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Teens at Elite High Schools

Teens facing substance use disorder Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC, Addiction Specialist Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Residential Center There are multiple factors that influence a person’s risk for a substance use disorder (SUD), including biological components and environmental issues. The reality is that addiction does not discriminate based on gender, race, culture, or even socioeconomic status. Under the right conditions, any [...]
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