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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 […]
December 3, 2011

Why does curbing my drinking make me crave sugar?

Thank you for this excellent question.  Many individuals experience an increased craving for sugar when they try to stop drinking alcohol.  A quick summary of the […]
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 […]
October 31, 2011

Dr. Harrison Live on Everything Man Radio

I will be on Everything Man Radio show talking about Married Men and Addiction. Tune in. Monday, Oct 31 @ 6:05 am. or 858-769-4901.
October 20, 2011

Assessment and Diagnosis 101: Gathering the History

Slides are now available in the MEMBERS ONLY LIBRARY
October 20, 2011

Free Webinar TODAY 10/20/11 at 6:30pm

Webinar Details: Assessment and Diagnosis 101: Gathering the History October 20, 2011 6:30-8:00pm go to to attend password: NAHMDLLC In a didactic, webinar format, this […]