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Marijuana affects cognitive development in adolescents and may be a gateway drug for opioids.

By |2019-06-16T23:40:55-04:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/16/opinion/marijuana-brain-effects.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage https://nyti.ms/2IjZXMQ This article addresses recent research strongly suggesting that teenagers are extremely vulnerable to the cumulative effects of regular use of pot.  Pot impairs executive functioning, brain processing speed, memory, attention span and concentration. Furthermore, we used to think that weed was a gateway drug and then research suggested that this was in fact not the case. [...]

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Seabrook addiction treatment local review

By |2019-05-27T12:38:03-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

  Seabrook is being reviewed here as part of a series of drug and alcohol treatment center reviews I am writing on the addiction treatment rehabs which I use to refer individuals when they are in need of a higher level of care than traditional outpatient individual therapy.  As a clinical addiction psychologist in Philadelphia and [...]

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7 Simple Self-Care Activities to Build Your Mental Strength

By |2019-04-15T14:42:23-04:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

By: Brad Krause, SelfCaring.info You’ve probably seen articles all over the internet touting the importance of self-care. Studies have shown that self-care is associated with improved mental health control and adherence to routines that promote wellness. Self-care is especially important for those in addiction recovery. Here are some simple self-care activities that can help you build [...]

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Seasonal Relapse Disorder: Why Seasons Can Trigger a Relapse

By |2019-05-18T10:22:55-04:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Seasons affect more things than the weather - they also influence how we feel emotionally and physically which for individuals with alcohol or drug problems can often trigger a relapse. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “Seasonal Affective Disorder” (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes over the year, typically starting [...]

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