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Addiction Treatment in America throughout History

  Approximately ten percent of the human population is addicted to mind-altering substances. Most of these people cannot stop using on their own and need help. Since the birth of America as a colony, addicts have sought help to stop using through various treatment methods, and some have remained viable for centuries. The first known self-help groups in America were conducted by Native Americans, who had been living on American soil for thousands of years prior to white settlement. Europeans brought a flurry of new ideas, technology, and culture with them to the new world. Unfortunately, these settlers also brought alcohol with them. The introduction of colonists and their alcohol in the lives of Native Americans proved to be devastating. Today, some theories suggest Native American people are genetically susceptible to addiction. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addiction, Alcohol and Drugs, Recovery, Research, Spirituality

Sugar: A Problem or Not?

Sugar: A Problem or Not?

Is sugar becoming a problem for Americans and people from other Western countries?  According to the CDC obesity rates have skyrocketed in the last decade, and so has the consumption of sugary foods and drinks.  In this article, I intend to explore whether sugar-loaded foods are becoming a health-problem.  The obesity epidemic is no joke.  Diabetes and obesity have become ubiquitous across the United States. Statistics indicate that by the year 2040 one-hundred percent of Americans … Read entire article »

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DUI’s Correlate to Long-Term Substance Abuse

DUI’s Correlate to Long-Term Substance Abuse

  In the U.S, drinking and driving related crimes are considered some of the biggest offenses an individual can commit.  Our court systems take DUI’s very seriously because so many people injure themselves and or others in accidents, potentially ruining the lives of both the driver and people in the car with them and the victims.  Here are some facts about the volume of fatalities related to DUI accidents. Almost half of all traffic deaths are … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addiction, Substance Abuse

Opiate Detox

Opiate Detox

When you are a heroin addict, withdrawal is just a part of everyday life.  When you start to feel sick you pick up the phone and call your dealer, you score, and you get well.  In that moment nothing else matters.  For me, the spiritual prison called heroin addiction was a daily struggle to feel normal, not high, and every day I wished I could stop but the fear of detox kept me using.  However, … Read entire article »

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