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Drugs During Pregnancy [Infographic]

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The creation of life is a beautiful thing, something that nearly all hopeful parents dream about as they grow older. They say men become fathers the minute their child is born, and women become mothers the minute they discover they’re pregnant. But despite those inherent traits of mankind, not every parent is perfect. We all … Continued

Am I Enabling an Addict?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

One of the most difficult things to do, especially for a loved one, is to watch them battle addiction. For many of us, our first instinct when seeing someone in trouble, especially for parents, is to help. But many times this “help” is actually hurting – and you could be enabling addictive behavior. How do … Continued

Addiction: is it in your genes?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Why do some people become addicted, while others do not? Studies of identical twins indicate that as much as half of an individual’s risk of becoming addicted to alcohol, or other drugs depends on his or her genes. Pinning down the biological basis for this risk is an important avenue of research for scientists trying … Continued

Addiction and Codependency

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Addiction and Codependency: Breaking the Cycle of Enabling Drug and alcohol addiction affects the addict and everyone around them. It’s this circle of influence that plays a key role in either enabling the drug or alcohol addiction, or encouraging recovery. That’s why it is crucial to understand the fine line between encouraging your loved one … Continued

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