What if primary care providers and addiction specialists could predict alcohol relapse so they could address such situations before they happened? New research shows that this might be more than wishful thinking.
When a smoker decides to eliminate tobacco, they often struggle against intense cravings after they stop smoking. Cravings can be particularly strong when the individual is among friends and family who engage in smoking as a social pastime. Stress can also make cravings hard to resist.
A new report from CASA Columbia shows that 40 million Americans over the age of 12 are addicted and another 80 million use risky substances – but that’s not the ultimate shocker. The five-year report finds that 90 percent of people with addiction receive no form of treatment at all, despite desperately needing it.
The arts can play a significant role in the treatment of traumatic experiences in both children and adults, according to a recent health article. Art, music, movement and other art forms can help combat individuals afflicted with traumas related to witnessing a homicide, natural disaster, domestic violence and also for someone with a mental illness. [...]