Stephanie Paige Mcknight

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Recovery from heroin addiction 'a family effort'

Genevieve Przybylo walked into her Arlington Heights home one day last year to find her 19-year-old son, Chris, lying on the couch. His head was …

Medicine

Recent Life-in-Recovery Surveys | Blog & New Postings | William L. White

“…in recovery, people lead full, productive and healthy lives.” Laudet, 2013, Life In Recovery Survey<p>Scientific knowledge about addiction recovery …

Drug Addiction

Substance Abuse and the Impact on the Family System

“My biological father was an alcoholic, during my pre-teen/teenage years. He could drink beer and generally be fine – most times, he was usually …

Mental Health

Personality Types Attract Different Drugs

Here’s Ernest Hemingway, dead drunk on a stool in Cuba with his face on his hand and his hand on an ever-present mojito. He's the tormented writer, …

Finding Tell-Tale Signs Of Future Drug Addiction

Viewed through the lens of neuroscience, drug addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disorder. A new study suggests brain structure could foretell …

Recovery Skills - Addiction Coping Skills

The First Rule of Recovery<p><b>You don't recover from an addiction by stopping using. You recover by creating a new life where it is easier to not use.</b> If …

What It Takes to Be a Fully Present Parent

All parents make unconscious mistakes, especially when they're feeling stressed, fatigued or simply overwhelmed, clinical psychologist Dr. Shefali …

Mindfulness

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

The mind of a heroin addict: the struggle to get clean and stay sober | Society | theguardian.com