Are America’s Elderly the Next Wave of Addiction?

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Many people working to combat drug addiction tend to focus their efforts on teenagers and young adults, because that is a central time when many people experiment with substance abuse and develop addiction. However, recent stories and statistics are showing a startling number of retirees and people over 50 are also struggling with addiction, becoming […]

Does Your Brain Fight Against Relapses In Recovery?

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Last week, a group of scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California announced that they received two generous grants totaled at $3.8 million that would go toward research investigating the natural brain mechanisms that help prevent drug and alcohol relapse. The study is scheduled to take place over a 5 year period […]