What Is L-Theanine

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Tea is one of the most commonly consumed beverages in the world. Tea is known to help with a number of physical and mental function. One reason for the benefits that tea has is due to the fact that it contains L-theanine.

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This Week In Recovery: September 6, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

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Clinical Column: The Overlap Between Addiction and ADHD

Posted by Charley Melson on Sep 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

In most dual diagnosis treatment centers around the U.S, you will find several patients at any given time that are suffering with both addiction and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is estimated that between 15-20% of adults with a history of addiction have ADHD.

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Michigan Bans E-Cigarettes

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 4, 2019 2:29:02 PM

 

In June, San Francisco became the first major city in the country to ban the sales of e-cigarettes. This week, Michigan took it a step further and banned the devices across the entire state.

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Topics: Drug

5 Benefits Of Quitting Alcohol

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

There are multiple benefits of quitting alcohol, and despite how tough it is getting sober, many continue down this path for their health, family and future. It is not a coincidence that people who have achieved long-term sobriety say that quitting alcohol or drugs was the hardest thing they have ever done. However, despite how tough it is to quit, many say that it is one of the biggest accomplishments of their lives.

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Topics: Alcohol

Tyler Skaggs Died From Opioids & Alcohol Intoxication

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 3, 2019 2:56:23 PM

 

A toxicology report released last week found that Angels pitcher, Tyler Skaggs, had the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone as well as alcohol in his system when he was found dead in July.

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Is My Coworker Using Drugs

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

We are around are coworkers almost as much as we are around our families and friends, so, for many people, it is quite clear when they are doing something that is different than normal — this includes drug abuse. In fact, more than 60 percent of adults know people who have gone to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Topics: Drug

Does Genetics Play A Role In Addiction

Posted by Neil Appleby on Sep 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Addiction is a struggle faced daily by millions. According to the US Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, one out of seven Americans will struggle with addiction at some point. The same study reports that of those suffering from addictions, only 10 percent receive treatment.

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Topics: Addiction

This Week In Recovery: August 31, 2019

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry.

 

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Clinical Column: The Impact Of Substance Abuse On Children

Posted by Michelle McGinnis on Aug 29, 2019 12:59:13 PM

 

Approximately 18.7 million individuals ages 18 and above, or 21.2% of the population have had a substance use diagnosis in the past year according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Substance abuse has been recognized as one of the most significant health crises in American history. The impact on the individual who is substance using is severe with multiple consequences related to the continued use of substances. However, the impact of substance use is not limited to just the individual user.

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