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Articles from September 2010
- Parents may be giving their children too much medication
Many over-the-counter medications contain powerful drugs that may have a strong impact on children. In fact, some young adults have been forced into addiction treatment therapy after developing a dependency on common medications. more...
- Recovering addicts advocate for higher alcohol tax
Individuals who have gone through addiction treatment know better than anyone how difficult it is to recover. For this reason, individuals who have quit their destructive habits are calling on lawmakers to implement policies that support recovery. more...
- Brains of adolescents with drug and behavioral problems may work differently
Adolescents who regularly find themselves in trouble as a result of making poor decisions or getting involved with drugs may not simply be bad apples. A new study has found their brains respond differently to rewards and punishments, and these individuals need help from treatment centers to learn better decision-making skills. more...
- College groups support recovering addicts
For many college students, binge drinking and other forms of excessive substance use are viewed as a rite of passage. However, a growing number of school officials and student health groups are warning that this type of consumption is dangerous, and can lead to addiction that necessitates stays at rehab facilities. more...
- Cyber bullying causes depression among adolescents
In today's technology-driven world it has become even easier for bullies to reach their victims. Rather than waiting until school the next day, bullies can now send their victims a text message or post embarrassing information on their Facebook page. more...
- Brain changes linked to addictive behavior
Addiction to drugs or alcohol can cause major changes to the brain's circuitry that result in an addict's drug-seeking behavior. However, a new study has found that individuals may be able to reverse these changes with the type of therapy that is offered at addiction treatment centers. more...
- Cortisol levels linked to alcohol dependency
Even after the going through withdrawal, many alcoholics have a difficult time abstaining from drinking, unless they seek help from addiction treatment centers. A new study has found that high levels of stress hormones may contribute to the dependency. more...
- Events help support addicts' recovery
Individuals who struggle with addiction often find it difficult to admit their problems publicly. This can make it difficult to seek help from rehab facilities, which could greatly increase their odds of kicking their habits. more...
- Teasing about weight contributes to depression among pre-teens
It is commonly thought that most individuals who experience depression stemming from body image developed their negative attitudes during adolescence. However, a new study has shown that the damage - which often drives people to rehab facilities - may start at an even younger age. more...
- Researchers find gene associated with OCD
A new study from researchers at Cornell University has found that many of the ritualistic behaviors associated with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may be traceable to a single gene, suggesting a hereditary component to the condition. more...
- Videogame addiction becomes more common
As technology becomes more ubiquitous, knowing when to step away from the computer or turn the videogame console off can be a difficult thing. In fact, a growing body of evidence suggests that individuals may become addicted to these technologies and require stays at addiction treatment centers. more...
- Addiction to social media sites grows
These days, it may seem that nearly everyone is on at least one social networking site like Facebook or Twitter. While many individuals use these sites as tools to connect with family and friends, a new survey has found that many users - especially of social gaming - may become addicted and require help from treatment centers. more...
- States consider cutting addiction treatment programs
Most experts say that state-run addiction treatment centers and programs are a vital way for drug abusers to get the help they need to eliminate their habits. However, as states across the country struggle with falling revenues, many are considering eliminating their recovery programs. more...
- Addiction can affect everyone, group says
Despite the fact that addiction can strike almost anyone, necessitating treatment at rehab facilities, there is still a stigma attached to it that exists in many parts of society. Those who are struggling with addiction often report that these negative views can make it difficult to get the help they need. more...
- National Drug Take Back Day is September 25th
According to ABC30.com, prescription drug abuse is one of the fastest growing substance use problems in the country. more...
- ADHD organizations speak out about disorder myths
Four organizations centered around attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have collaborated to address several myths about the condition, which affects up to 9 percent of the population. more...
- Online resources for autism combine to provide news and information
The Autism Support Network (ASN) and Autism Hangout recently announced that they will collaborate to provide resources that can help families and individuals who are affected by the condition. more...
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