Jaime Shadix

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Into the Mind of a Psychopath

Robert Hare steps out of the sunlight and into a West Vancouver pub. “Let me see your eyes,” says the 82-year old, piercing me with a cautious gaze …

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

The Secret Language of Narcissists, Sociopaths and Psychopaths: How Abusers Manipulate Their Victims

<b>The Secret Language of Narcissists, Sociopaths and Psychopaths: How Abusers Manipulate Their Victims by Shahida Arabi</b><p>Society assumes that everyone …

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How opiates became the love of my life | Alisha Choquette

No one who takes a drug for the first time thinks they’ll become hooked. But addiction doesn’t discriminate<p>At the beginning of my sophomore year of high school, a close family friend passed away. The day of the wake, I went to school and informed my friend that I was feeling extremely anxious about …

Cocaine, Corrupt Cops, and the Supreme Court: Why Detroit’s 'White Boy Rick' Is Still Locked Up | VICE News

As a teenager in Detroit in the 1980s, Richard Wershe Jr. ran with some of the city's biggest crack kingpins. Before he was even old enough to vote, Wershe was having cocaine shipments flown in from Miami, taking weekend trips to Vegas, and cruising the streets in a white Jeep with "The Snowman" …

11 Facebook Tips, Tricks and Facts You Probably Don’t Already Know

Advertisement<p>Six degrees of separation is the theory that everyone in the world is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other …

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24 iconic children's books you should still read, even if you're a grown up

For most of us, there's at least one book we read as children that became ingrained in the make-up of our adult lives. You're probably picturing …

The only 5 email apps iPhone users should consider using

There are a few cases where a pre-installed iPhone app made by Apple is the best tool for a particular job, but the Mail app certainly isn’t one of …

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Breaking Up With Kids: The New Normal (by Ellen Knott) -<p>Breaking Up With Kids: The New Normal (by Ellen Knott)<p>See more<p>Teaching Kids How To Set & …

We are experiencing a narcissism epidemic — here's how to deal with the worst offenders

From The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement:<p>In data from 37,000 college students, narcissistic personality traits rose just as fast as obesity from the 1980s to the present, with the shift especially pronounced for women. The rise in narcissism is accelerating, with scores rising …

How do I ... know if I have a mental illness?

It is normal to feel sad, angry or confused, but when these feelings start to take over your life, it’s time to get help<p>Mental health problems affect one in four of us at any one time. Though accurate figures can be difficult to obtain, it is estimated that 450 million people worldwide have a …

Mental Health

10 #BossChicks Share Their Favorite Planner for a More Organized Life in 2016

According to Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and HelloGiggles, planners are now the go-to options for busy women, ditching their google calendars for a hands-on option that allows them to break down their goals and live a more organized life. I don't know about you, but I am in love with journals! For some …

10-year-old remembers parents after heroin overdoses

When Your Parents Are Heroin Addicts

A mother is dead and a father jailed after they overdosed at a children’s hospital. Their story may seem extreme, but it isn’t unique.<p>Last week, it …

Parents Watch Their Heroin-Addicted Daughter, 21, Shoot Up -- Dr. Phil

ADHD Could Spark Early Drug Use, New Study Finds

It’s widely accepted that some people are more susceptible to drug addiction than others, but a new study has found that attention-deficit …

21 Earbuds That Can Handle the Bass

When your earbuds aren’t busy getting tangled in your pockets and purse, they’re probably helping you drown out the noise on your commute to work or they’re letting you quietly watch your Netflix shows during your lunch break. Despite our frustrations with untangling the darn things, we feel like …

Addiction Casebook: What Is The Heroin?

The initial call did not seem promising. On the voicemail, the man's Slavic accent was very thick. His name, and the name of the person who referred him to me, were unintelligible. I wrote his number down, an outer borough area code, and quickly forgot about it.<p>About a week later he called again, …

Neurobiology of Addiction: PET Scans Show Changes in the Brain.

Substituting Addictions

While some substitute addictions, like exercise, can be positive—healthy stepping-stones to full and lasting recovery—some need to be treated, or at …

Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

The day I realized I was a junkie began like any other. I woke up late on a Tuesday in 2001, rushing to get to a work meeting on time. Just the …

Linking Sexual Shame and Addiction

<b>Flawed, Defective, Unworthy of Love and Happiness</b><p>It’s no great secret that most alcoholics, drug addicts, and behavioral addicts live with deeply …

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Brain Surgery as Addiction Treatment? | Blog & New Postings | William L. White

In 1935–the founding year of Alcoholics Anonymous, Portuguese neurologist Egas Moniz introduced a surgical procedure into psychiatry that came to be …

No Profit In Junkies, New Heroin Vaccine Ignored

A vaccine that could stop heroin addiction cold would seem to be a societal must in light of the national heroin epidemic. Yet while researchers in …

5 Clues You're Headed for a Relapse

Feeling itchy? Catch yourself staring longingly across a crowded restaurant at some old grumpy couple’s half-empty carafe of Cabernet? You, my …

The Language of Recovery Advocacy | Blog & New Postings | William L. White

<i>Words are important. If you want to care for something, you call it a “flower”; if you want to kill something, you call it a “weed”.</i> –Don Coyhis<p>Some …

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Volunteerism and Addiction Treatment | Blog & New Postings | William L. White

A 1976 national survey of addiction treatment programs in the United States revealed a workforce of nearly 60,000 workers. The treatment workforce at …

How the World Sees a Drug Addict

Posted by: , February 5, 2014<p>This is where I get as real and as raw as I possibly can about the crippling disease that is addiction.<p>The …