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Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

By Victoria Kim

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse. MORE  

Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Similar to Drug Addicts

By Victoria Kim

A new study using magnetic resonance imaging found many similarities in the brains of subjects addicted to sex and drugs. MORE  

R&B Singer Kem Talks Beating Drug Addiction, Homelessness

By McCarton Ackerman

The top R&B artist is giving back to his hometown Detroit with a free concert to benefit the homeless. MORE  

Amber Valletta Reveals She's a 'Raging Addict'

By McCarton Ackerman

The Revenge actress has been making headlines for recently admitting that she has 15 years sober. MORE  

Memory Wipes Could Cure Drug Addiction

By Bryan Le

Erasing memories related to drug use could help keep addicts from relapsing. MORE  

Phase of Addiction Has Big Impact on Effectiveness of Drug Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Study shows that certain drug treatments may be more effective in stopping drug seeking behavior in established addicts than in new addicts. MORE  

Pete Doherty Talks Addictions, Amy Winehouse In New Book

By McCarton Ackerman

The allegedly sober front man for the Libertines opens up in a new book culled from his private diaries. MORE  

New Jersey Theater Troupe Acts Out Dangers of Addiction

By John Lavitt

Students in the Garden State can see the drama of drug and alcohol addiction unfold before their eyes. MORE  

Massachusetts Hospital To Begin Mandatory Drug Screening For Patients

By McCarton Ackerman

The drug epidemic in the Bay State has led to some drastic and controversial responses. MORE  

Tennessee Teens Abusing Drugs At Alarming Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

Adolescents in the Volunteer State are abusing drugs like heroin at double the national average. MORE  

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