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Making It Through the First Year

By Kristen McGuiness

Protracted withdrawal is a real threat to sobriety. MORE  

Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

No More Addict "Abuse"

By Dr. Richard Juman

The new DSM-5 is the object of an ongoing smackdown by critics for everything from its minor changes to its very existence. But there is one major change that addiction treatment providers can applaud. MORE  

Fifth Time’s a Charm

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been going to rehab for the past 15 years. But this is my last one—I hope.  MORE  

Study: Marijuana Withdrawal is Real

By Bryan Le

Kicking pot has been found to cause withdrawal symptoms similar to nicotine in regular users. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 11, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Former Mexican liaison to the US charged with cartel involvement, UK heroin users face anthrax threat, and new Mark Ruffalo film explores sex addiction and recovery. MORE  

Junkies in the Hurricane

By Eliza Player

As Hurricane Sandy menaces the eastern seaboard, addicts will have their own concerns. An ex-heroin user recalls the 13 dark days she stayed on in New Orleans after Katrina hit. MORE  

Beating Withdrawal With Nigella Seed Oil

By Nathan Thompson

Recovering opioid addicts (and some studies) praise the oil's ability to ease withdrawals. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

NYC Mayor backs measure to curb pot possession arrests, drop-out increase hits India's tobacco rehabs, and Big Alcohol prepares to target Twitter users of drinking age. MORE  

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