Gene variant dampens desire for alcohol, may lead to new addiction treatment

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 — Scientists say they’ve identified a gene variant that dampens the desire to drink alcohol. They said their discovery might lead to the development of drugs that could control alcohol consumption, possibly even among problem drinkers. To read the full article click here… To read more like Gene variant dampens desire… Continue reading Gene variant dampens desire for alcohol, may lead to new addiction treatment

Trump’s Twitter addiction could reshape the presidency

Inside Trump Tower early Tuesday morning, the president-elect was watching a Fox News segment about veterans protesting the removal of the American flag at a Massachusetts college after anti-Trump demonstrators burned the national banner. “Nobody should … To read the full article click here… To read more like Trump’s Twitter addiction could reshape the presidency… Continue reading Trump’s Twitter addiction could reshape the presidency

People With Sex Addiction Often Suffered Early Trauma

The cycles of behavior exhibited by people with sex addiction are often connected to traumatic childhood experiences, particularly attachment-related trauma that continues to impair their ability to form healthy interpersonal relationships. Attachment … To read the full article click here… To read more like People With Sex Addiction Often Suffered Early Trauma visit AddictionTreatment.Education People… Continue reading People With Sex Addiction Often Suffered Early Trauma

‘I’m very much the caretaker’: Nicole Kidman opens up about family dynamics after recalling struggle to help husband Keith Urban overcome drug addiction

She was husband Keith Urban’s rock during his 2006 rehab stint for drug addiction. And despite previously admitting to People magazine that it was ultimately up to the country music star to save himself, Nicole Kidman revealed that she’s still very much … To read the full article click here… To read more like ‘I’m… Continue reading ‘I’m very much the caretaker’: Nicole Kidman opens up about family dynamics after recalling struggle to help husband Keith Urban overcome drug addiction

Is your child hiding an addiction? This forum could help

WASHINGTON TWP. — Several area groups collaborating to tackle drug addiction in our communities will host a free Addiction & Mental Health Reality Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Investors Bank Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a resource fair … To read the full article click here… To read more like… Continue reading Is your child hiding an addiction? This forum could help

Local family struggles with heroin addiction – WTAJ

WTAJ Local family struggles with heroin addictionWTAJAccording to the U.S. Surgeon General, 1 in 7 people in the United States is expected to develop a substance use disorder at some point in their lives. But as of now, only 1 in 10 will receive treatment. He says battling addiction is top priority. PA … To… Continue reading Local family struggles with heroin addiction – WTAJ