16 Mar Experiential Therapy: A New Life Pattern

Experiential therapy is a term that refers to a group of different types of therapy in which the patient uses various activities as a catalyst for working through suppressed emotions or subconscious issues. This form of therapy was developed in the 1970s as a way...

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16 Mar 12 Steps to Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous and their 12 step program originated back in the 1930s with Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith. Since its beginning, the 12 step program has been used to help people suffering from all kinds of addictions along the road to recovery. Although it...

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18 Feb Spice Effects and Risks

Spice, also known as synthetic marijuana, is marketed as a “natural,” legal alternative to marijuana. But the reality is that many brands of spice are illegal and even the legal brands carry serious health risks. Many of the damaging effects of marijuana are also present...

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18 Feb Marijuana Effects, Risks and Medicinal Uses

Marijuana has been in the national spotlight lately as news about its medicinal uses spreads. Colorado and other states have legalized or are in the process of legalizing the drug. Because of this, many people assume the drug is harmless. However, the truth is that...

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15 Feb Marijuana: An Overview

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the U.S. Although marijuana use had been declining in the early 2000s, the numbers of young people using it began to rise again in 2007 and have continued to increase. Many people believe that the drug...

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16 Jan Ecstasy Risks and Effects

Once used mainly as a party drug, MDMA, or ecstasy, is now one of the easiest illegal drugs to obtain, but taking ecstasy has serious health risks. The impurities found in MDMA, the side effects associated with it, and the risk of addiction make ecstasy...

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16 Jan Ecstasy: An Overview

Ecstasy is the common name for MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine). It is an illegal, addictive substance that has no legal use. Ecstasy is a popular recreational drug, making an appearance at places like raves, parties, and concerts, but it carries dangerous side effects. As it gains...

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16 Jan Percocet Effects and Treatment

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

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16 Jan Percocet Overview

Percocet is a prescription narcotic that is used to treat pain. It can only be legally obtained when prescribed by a doctor. Like OxyContin, one of the base components in Percocet is oxycodone, an opioid that is very habit forming. Percocet also contains acetaminophen (the...

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12 Dec OxyContin: Effects and Treatment Options

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

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