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Women are changing in the frequency with which they display behavioral disorders, or at least in the ways and types of substances they consume.
Kurt Andersen hates irrationality, except when it comes to alcohol.
Drugs can be consumed in positive ways in positive surroundings with positive people.
The Massachusetts Supreme Court commences today deciding whether addiction is a disease that removes the capacity to choose. What would be its implications for decriminalization?
Law enforcement officers assaulting violent criminals, as Donald Trump suggests they do, is exactly the opposite of the best interrogation techniques for convicting criminals.
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The brain is wired to react empathetically to someone in pain in order to warn others of danger and elicit help.
You have choices about who you invite into your life and how you interact.
By admitting the reality of what is, you deflate the power of secrets.
We must understand that our abandonment experiences and boundary violations were in no way indictment of our innate goodness and value.
Denying, minimizing, and rationalizing are the most natural responses to living with someone acting out an addictive disorder.
Children living with addiction in their family need to know that the addiction and the resulting behavior is not their fault.
Ways that drug and alcohol abuse affect children
Suicide is not a “blame game."
Why it was surprising to read the title of the New York Post article "Brad Pitt and the New Alcoholism."
There is an endless and overwhelming amount of information on the Web about addiction treatment options. Many people have no idea where to begin...
It's important not to blame external circumstances solely for leading mothers to drink heavily — there are also biological and physiological factors at play.
Insurance payments are a major source of the problems with addiction treatment—from low reimbursement rates leading to terrible treatment practices to abuse by greedy providers.