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Symptoms of Alcoholism

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Those who use alcohol may begin to show early signs of a problem, then progress to showing symptoms of alcohol abuse. Later, they may show symptoms of alcoholism or alcohol dependence.

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Even Casual Marijuana Use Changes the Brain

Thursday April 17, 2014
Many marijuana users, and even some health officials, believed that casual, occasional use of marijuana is not a problem as long at is doesn't affect work or school, but a new study has found that even smoking one joint a week can caused changes in two key regions in the brain. The more the person smokes, the greater the abnormalities appear on MRI images. Read more...

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Do You Know a Functional Alcoholic?

Wednesday April 16, 2014
They rarely miss work and other obligations because of their drinking, although it does happen occasionally, and they usually excel at their jobs and careers. Typically, they are clever and witty individuals who are successful in many areas of their lives. But they drink at levels that would incapacitate most people. Read more...

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How Parental Alcoholism Effects Children

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Many alcoholics and addicts cling to the belief that they are not hurting anyone but themselves with their addictive behavior. But research and anecdotal evidence shows that isn't true. If you think your addiction is not affecting anyone else, read what the children say about that. Read more...

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Do You Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem?

Friday April 11, 2014
Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them. The following self-assessment tests can help you determine whether or not it may be time to get help. Questions for Families:

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