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Understanding Addiction: Part 2

Understanding Addiction: Part 2

Through exploring the way drugs and alcohol act on the brain’s chemistry, scientists have come a long way in understanding addiction. They have found that long-term drug use leads to changes in the brain, especially in areas that are crucial to a person’s judgment,...
Understanding Addiction: Part 1

Understanding Addiction: Part 1

Over the last century, views on the problem of addiction have evolved. Scientists began researching addictive behavior in the 1930s and, at that time, there were many misconceptions about the nature of addiction. The most common of these misunderstandings was that...
Seven Sober Date Ideas in Houston

Seven Sober Date Ideas in Houston

Houston is home to a number of places you can visit without having to indulge in alcohol. If you are interested in having fun while maintaining your sobriety or you’re just looking for a more family-friendly outing, you might consider checking out the following sober...
Recovery Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Recovery Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Beginning a journey into recovery can be a daunting proposition. Once you decide recovery is necessary, you will likely need help determining how to overcome recovery obstacles. Many of the barriers will lie within you. You may feel a great deal of fear: fear of...