Month: September 2009

Comedy as Therapy for Addiction

People cope with difficulties and afflictions in different ways. When addiction strikes, some people will toughen up and fight back, others will try to give up, and still others will ignore it and hope it goes away. We all are individuals and react differently to situations, which is why personalized addiction treatment is so important. […]

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5 Tips for Teaching Kids to Say No to Drugs

“Just say no to drugs.” This message has been used so much over the years that many teens simply tune out whenever they hear another lecture beginning this way. Parents need to be more creative these days in keeping their kids off drugs, but for many parents, this task seems overwhelming. How do you get […]

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ADHD Medication and Illicit Drug Use

Teens often like to live on the edge, throwing caution to the wind, living in the moment. When teens have access to drugs, their recklessness usually grows even more. Many teens today have such access because of how common prescription drugs are. Physicians will often prescribe stimulant medications for individuals with ADHD, which is characterized […]

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Labor Day Rest

This week we celebrate Labor Day, a time to give thanks for our occupations and for all those that work so hard at their jobs. Ironically enough, many of us celebrate it by taking the day off, closing our stores and businesses, taking that last long weekend of the summer. Even though it might seem […]

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The Michael Jackson Story

Many of us might be tired of hearing about Michael Jackson’s death, but new stories are emerging almost daily. First, he possibly died of an accidental drug overdose, then it was maybe suicide, and now the latest is that it was probably homicide by his own personal physician.  As his family prepares to bury him […]

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