Month: July 2019

No more Shame: Understanding the Disease of Addiction

No More Shame: Understanding the Disease of Addiction  For years addiction and alcoholism were looked at as a moral deficiency (and for some, still is). Without the current research from prominent neuroscientists, many addicts and alcoholics were tossed aside to bitter ends such as the ineffective justice system, psychiatric wards, or death and suicide.  Today, …

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Creating an Inclusive Environment: Addiction and Recovery in the LGBTQ+ Community 

Addiction and Recovery in the LGBTQ+ community. The fight for equality, freedom of expression, and human rights can be an overwhelming and exhausting fight. Combine that with social stigma and discrimination, and you have conditions that can leave marginalized communities especially vulnerable to addiction. One such community intensely affected by the addiction epidemic has been …

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