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Recovery Connection has written 370 articles so far, you can find them below.

Addiction Recovery – Alcohol Abuse

Addiction Recovery – Alcohol Abuse Alcohol addiction refers to the uncontrolled consumption of alcohol. In many cases, alcohol consumption leads to impulsive behavior and it has negative effects on health and personal relationships. Alcohol addiction is difficult to overcome. It is a neurological disorder that affects the liver, heart, and nervous system. Some people with

An Online Guide to Nicotine Withdrawal

An Online Guide to Nicotine Withdrawal Nicotine is a toxic, oily liquid that is the main ingredient in tobacco leaves. Tobacco is ingested into the body by smoking, chewing, or sniffing; yet the most common way is through smoking cigarettes. Other ways include smoking pipes, chewing tobacco, and nasal tobacco. Nicotine is highly addictive and

Chasing the Dragon: Heroin Addiction

Chasing the Dragon: Heroin Addiction According to the National Survey of Drug Abuse (NIDA) there were at least 281,000 people who received addiction treatment for heroin abuse in 2003. Heroin is fast acting, producing a powerful euphoric effect to the user. The person begins to chase the initial euphoric effects of using heroin, even though

Breathtaking Facts on Prescription Painkillers

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1.       Prescription painkillers cause more deaths than traffic accidents. People who are prescribed a high dosage of pain medication are at a higher risk of death. In 2008, roughly 37,500 people died from the damage that is caused by long chronic prescription drug abuse. 2.       60% of young adults who abuse prescription drugs tried them

Top Ten Alcohol Myths


Top Ten Alcohol Myths Myth: Alcohol improves my sexual performance Fact:  It is a proven fact that alcohol interferes with a person’s ability to sexually perform. Not to mention that alcohol and risky behavior go hand in hand increasing the chances of pregnancy, AIDS, STI’s, and sexual assault… Myth: Alcohol isn’t dangerous. Fact: One out

ASAM Voices Opinion on Medical Marijuana

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The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) confirmed its opinion that marijuana should not be used for medical purposes.  They believe that currently there isn’t sufficient evidence that it is beneficial to use medical marijuana. In addition, the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) also issued a statement saying that they are