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The Best Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder Your Addiction Counselor Isn’t Telling You

By Matthew Leichter

Pharmacological solutions for alcohol use disorder are often met with disdain, despite clinical studies supporting them as the most effective solutions by far. MORE  

Ketamine As An Anti-Depressant?

By Paul Gaita

A recent study has shown that ketamine is a more effective anti-depressant than current medications. MORE  

How to Handle Panic Attacks

By Sue Smith

It figures: I get clean and start having crazy anxiety attacks. But here are some sobriety-friendly remedies. MORE  

Does Effexor Cause Compulsive Gambling?

By McCarton Ackerman

Numerous gambling addicts claim their problems began after they were prescribed the common anti-depressant. MORE  

Can Meds Keep You Sober?

By Amy Dresner

I need certain drugs in order to stay sane. And no one’s going to tell me I’m not sober because I take them.  MORE  

Magic Mushrooms May Hold Depression Key

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists find that the active ingredient in 'shrooms affects the brain in a similar way to anti-depressants. MORE  

The Great Antidepressant Hypocrisy

By Maia Szalavitz

Most people think Americans are popping Prozac like candy. But in reality, depression is far more common than we think. Could it be that we're not medicated enough? MORE  

The Hilarity of Heroin

By Ruth Fowler

Amy Dresner survived private girls’ schools and drug addiction before discovering her calling: finding the funny in psych wards, meds, and sobriety. MORE  

Common Prescriptions That Can Push You Over the Edge

By Jeff Forester

Except for the most hard-headed hardliners, most addiction experts agree: taking psychotropic drugs doesn't mean you're not sober. But some anti-depressants are better than others. MORE  

Are People Who Take Anti-Depressants Really Sober?

By Kristen McGuiness

It's time for abstinence extremists to stop spreading the dangerous propaganda that "clean and sober" means no medications for depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. Even Alcoholics Anonymous says so. MORE  

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