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By On February 12th, 2019

Women’s hormone cycles may be tied to higher addiction and relapse rates

New research may finally explain why women are statistically more at risk of drug addiction and more likely to relapse when in recovery. According to a new report published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, women’s hormonal cycles may make them both more prone to develop an addiction when exposed to drugs and more likely to respond…

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By On December 12th, 2018

America’s Other Addiction Crisis

Over the past decade, countless lives have been affected by an addiction or abusive use of a widely available substance across America. It has led to overdoses, shattered families, and even the deaths of innocent people due to impaired driving. You might think I’m talking about the ongoing epidemic of opioid addiction sweeping the country,…

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By On August 6th, 2018

Demi Lovato vows to “keep fighting” after overdose

After being hospitalized for an overdose in late July, Demi Lovato says she is taking time to focus on her sobriety and “road to recovery.” “I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction,” Lovato wrote in a letter posted to her Instagram on Sunday. “What I’ve learned is that this illness is not…

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By On October 26th, 2016

Food and Mood: Part 2

Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital During part one of this series, I discussed how carbohydrates and their varying forms affect our mental wellness.  Dietary protein is also intricately related to mental health.  Many neurotransmitters are composed of amino acids, which are the building blocks…

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