Key Things to Know About Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome, or FAS, is a condition that is caused by alcohol use during pregnancy. Doctors have repeatedly warned about the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy. However, some women still choose to drink while they are pregnant. It is estimated that one in 750 babies in America are born with FAS. Symptoms of […]

http://brsrehab.com/2015/10/12/key-things-to-know-about-fetal-alcohol-syndrome/

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Is Non-Alcoholic Beer Safe For Recovering Alcoholics?

WELL THAT CLEARS UP THAT THOUGHT OF INSANITY. AFTER ALL WHY WOULD YOU SIT INFRONT OF A PLATE FULL OF CREAM CAKES IF YOUR ON A DIET ???

Whether the use of non-alcoholic beer should be used by people in recovery from alcoholism has become a topic of some debate in the recovery community. The question revolves around whether the drink is a safe substitute or whether it will trigger the obsession for the real thing despite its negligible alcohol content. Non-alcoholic beer, […]

https://ideasaboutdrugrehab.wordpress.com/2015/10/27/is-non-alcoholic-beer-safe-for-recovering-alcoholics/

Recognizing the High-Functioning Alcoholic

When seeing the term “high-functioning” in front of any disease, it may seem that it is a better deal for the person.  They’re okay, right?  They must be if they’re able to function.  This isn’t true.  In fact, high- functioning alcoholics may be at the greatest risk.  They might appear to be alright–they get their […]

http://theantidoteclinic.com/2015/12/07/recognizing-the-high-functioning-alcoholic/

This tiny implant is poised to take on America’s heroin epidemic

An implant that delivers a medication continuously for six months could help address some of the toughest challenges with managing drug addiction. The implants, an inch long and the width of a matchstick, carry a drug called buprenorphine, which scientists hope can help wean people off addiction. Buprenorphine is an opioid that appears to work […]

http://orthofeed.com/2016/01/16/this-tiny-implant-is-poised-to-take-on-americas-heroin-epidemic/

Weather-proofing

I have heard many wise and wonderful people speak of moods in terms of ‘weather’. Some describe the human psychological experience as being like life beneath a changeable sky, with conditions that come and go, quite beyond our control. They suggest that the only thing we can usefully do under the circumstances is to cultivate an attitude of acceptance. I like this way of seeing things and find it helpful. It […]

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