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What is the Difference Between Substance Misuse and Abuse?
The use of any substance - alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, etc. - is inherently dangerous. These drugs always carry the risk of addiction, dependency, or substance…
Celebrating Sobriety
Giving sobriety gifts is a common way to honor a friend or family member who has worked hard on their journey to recovery from addiction.…
Demi Lovato YouTube Series Highlights Star’s Fight With Addiction, Overdose
Only 10 years after her national television debut, Demi Lovato found herself minutes away from death. Read more...
Dissociative Disorder and Addiction
If you’ve ever felt absorbed by a really good movie or book and “lost yourself” in it—you have experienced dissociation. Dissociation is when a person…
Dysthymia and Addiction
While most people have heard of depression, a lesser-known type of this mood disorder is called dysthymia. Dysthymia is a form of chronic, low-level depression…
What are GABA Supplements?
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is an amino acid and natural chemical in your brain, as well as a neurotransmitter, or chemical messenger. However, GABA is considered…