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Category: Addiction, Brain, Physiological, Recovery

Anyone who watched television in the 1980s remembers the commercial depicting an egg being cracked into a steaming hot frying pan accompanied by the dramatic voice-over, “This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?” While the commercial may have been both memorable and compelling, it also did little to enrich our…

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Category: Addiction, Brain, Physiological

Researchers continue to discover the many ways in which the brain and addictive behavior are interlinked. Understanding this connection can be a vital recovery tool for addicts as well as the people who love them. To that end, we’re debuting a three-part series on the brain and addictive behavior, starting with today’s blog: A closer look at…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Brain, Physiological

Cocaine may come with a short-term high, but it also brings along something else: the risk of long-term brain damage, which leads to addiction and other insidious effects as well. Here’s a closer look at how cocaine kills the brain via negative impacts, along with two particularly devastating brain-related consequences of its use. Cocaine Kills the Brain Cocaine works…

Addiction is an elusive monster, and 5 addictive drugs in particular just make matters worse. Difficult to predict, hard to measure, and altogether harrowing to fight, addiction is both a societal and personal plague. Experts argue over what causes addiction, though some commonalities suggest that addiction stems from both internal and external forces. TheFix.com notes:…

Written By Harris House

Category: Blog, Brain, Trauma

Psychological trauma occurs when it is not possible to process a situation with one’s usual, everyday coping mechanisms, leaving the individual in fear for his life or sanity. Trauma can be due to violence, helplessness, physical pain, illness, grief, or physical, verbal, or emotional abuse. While we recover from setbacks every day, the effects of…

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