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March 19, 2012

Addiction Survivors Series

Please submit the story of an individual you know who has been successful in the life of Recovery from drugs and alcohol. Names are not necessary. […]
February 20, 2012

Addiction Survivors Series

I thought Wendy Williams took the opportunity to truly honor Whitney Houston by telling the world of her addiction and success at 15 years of sobriety.  […]
February 20, 2012

Virginia Lee Franklin Conference a Huge Success!

The Annual Virginia Lee Franklin conference at Emory University was a huge success. Over 225 nurses and other professionals participated in a workshop on Identifying Physical […]
February 4, 2012

Dr. Harrison in a Feature Article about Prescription Drug Use

Prescription drug use is indeed on the rise.  Dr. Harrison is featured in this recent article about prescription drug abuse in the Decatur Champion. PRESCRIPTION DRUG […]
January 17, 2012

Is it true alcohol is one of the most addictive drugs?

Many people believe alcohol is less dangerous than other drugs.  Or even, don't believe alcohol is a drug at all.  Actually, there are more deaths associated […]
December 31, 2011

The Real Risk for Suicide in Addiction

The summary of a recent article published in Journal Watch Psychiatry,  is below.  In a nutshell, a person's risk for completing suicide is listed below according to […]
December 14, 2011

Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

Information sourced from Journal Watch: Revisiting the Bottle: Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk Low levels of alcohol consumption are associated with moderately elevated risk, but benefits […]
November 16, 2011

Ecstasy Kills Serotonin Neurons

Neuron is the word we use to describe nerve cells.  In the brain, they are responsible for relaying messages that ultimately turn into thoughts and feelings.  […]
November 10, 2011

Can people really get addicted to sex?

The short answer is yes.  If you think about it psychologically, addiction is defined as any behavior that continues despite negative consequences.  We all know someone […]