addiction

  1. Citizen Kane

    Marijuana addiction is real, and rising

    And people think it is benign. https://www.stltoday.com/news/national/marijuana-addiction-is-real-and-rising/article_65ce97a0-73f0-5cee-9a43-ab17a01b4882.html
  2. tristanrobin

    NRA: Nonsensical Rifle Addiction

    Too funny. Sad, of course, but so so funny. And so nice to know that we're the laughing stock of the planet. Comedy sketch here: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dutch-tv-nra-guns_us_59db1b36e4b0f6eed3514c55?ncid=engmodushpmg00000003
  3. Sabcat

    Controversial Portland program uses marijuana and kratom to treat opioid addiction

    https://www.pressherald.com/2018/01/28/controversial-portland-treatment-program-uses-marijuana-and-kratom-to-treat-opioid-addiction/
  4. houseknight

    Drug addiction is a disease

    DRUG ADDICTION IS DISEASE ? ?????, ???? ? ????????????? The World’s drug traffic value roughly corresponds to the value of the oil trade. The damage that drugs bring to the health of all mankind, and especially to the health of «developed» peoples, cannot be overemphasized. Apparently, drug...
  5. houseknight

    Drug addiction is disease

    The World’s drug traffic value roughly corresponds to the value of the oil trade. The damage that drugs bring to the health of all mankind, and especially to the health of «developed» peoples, cannot be overemphasized. Apparently, drug addiction has become one of the main causes of the...
  6. E

    Alcohol addiction

    Hi. I am an alcohol addict. I cannot abstain from this habit. I have a severe hair loss and therefore I am considering a hair transplant technique in Toronto. But I have heard that one should give up alcohol consumption at least for a week before and after the procedure. Is it true? Why is it...
  7. skews13

    Media Need 12 Step Program For Donald Trump Addiction

    As the Republican presidential nominee, of course Trump deserves coverage, but not complete dominance of a 24-hour news cycle. It’s time for the media to join Trump-a-holics Anonymous. TA is for all members of the media who have forgotten what they learned in journalism school on how to cover an...
  8. RNG

    Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

    Here is an interesting TED talk about addiction. It's 15 minutes but is IMO very interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY9DcIMGxMs&feature=youtu.be
  9. Fayt

    Addiction

    I learned something. Enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao8L-0nSYzg "Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao8L-0nSYzg
  10. Gordy

    My Theory on Drug Addiction

    I don't believe you can be addicted to drugs. A drug, by itself, is not addictive. The first time you try alcohol, you don't become an alcoholic. In the same breath, the first time you smoke a blunt, you don't become a pothead. What is addictive, however, is the feeling you get from doing drugs...
  11. Sabcat

    A different perspective on addiction

    In the spring of 2012, J.G. decided to seek help. He lived in Minnesota—the Land of 10,000 Rehabs, people there like to say—and he knew what to do: check himself into a facility. He spent a month at a center where the treatment consisted of little more than attending Alcoholics Anonymous...
  12. RNG

    The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered

    And it's not what you think, or so the author of this blog claims. His writing style is wordy so I will give a very brief summary, with a link to the article. I didn't chase the links embedded in it, but still it was an interesting read. The following is now all prefaced with he claims ...
  13. skews13

    This Plant Gets You High Relieves Opiate Addiction And It's Legal

    Plant That Gets You High and Reduces Opiate Addiction Is Taking Off in the US?And It's Legal | Alternet Why are people across the U.S. chewing on the small, glossy leaves of the Southeast Asian kratom tree? An ancient plant medicine related to coffee, it produces a high that’s both...
  14. intangible child

    Video Game Addiction

    Video game addiction and other Internet-related compulsive disorders are a sign of depression and anxiety. Addiction to video games and the Internet is gaining legitimacy as a psychological disorder and will be acknowledged for the first time in the updated edition of the American Psychological...
  15. A

    Is Addiction a Disease?

    People argue for and against the belief that addiction is a disease. Seems like a somewhat pointless topic for an argument as it changes nothing as far as how we treat addicts. I would still like to hear your two cents on this topic. People agreeing with addiction being a disease say it is...
  16. L

    How to Quit Drug Addiction

    Drug addiction does not start overnight. It starts gradually and makes its victims dependent on it. Addiction is simply when you cannot control your crave for a thing and you can't live a normal life without resorting to that thing. Whether the drug is legal or not is immaterial. What matters is...
  17. CNN

    Expert: America's need for oil like an 'addiction'

    Read full story for latest details. View the full article here.
  18. onthefence

    A Drug to end Drug addiction

    I thought this was pretty interesting. A Drug to End Drug Addiction - TIME
  19. T

    Penis Addiction!

    Ok... I had to share this... It seems pretty silly to me, but I wanted to get the opinions of the women on the site... I'd be curious to hear what the gay men have to say as well... Quixotic Journey » Blog Archive » Penis Addiction
  20. intangible child

    Patrick Kennedy Says He'll Seek Help for Addiction

    WASHINGTON, May 5 — Representative Patrick J. Kennedy said today that he was seeking treatment for addiction to prescription medicines after he crashed his car into a traffic barrier on Capitol Hill. Skip to next paragraph Enlarge This Image David Scull for The New York Times Rep. Patrick...