New Study Shows Heavy Methamphetamine Users May Have A Higher Schizophrenia Risk

Canadian researchers have found that heavy methamphetamine users may have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. In the first worldwide study of its kind, scientists from Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found evidence to support the conclusion that there may be a link between long-term heavy methamphetamine use and cannabis use in…

New Study Seeks to Understand Heroin Use Among Young Suburbanites

The growing trend of younger initiates into heroin use among suburbanites captured the attention of researchers at the Robert Crown Center for Health Education in Hinsdale, Illinois. In a 10-month study, “Understanding Suburban Heroin Use,” for the Reed Hruby Heroin Prevention Project, researchers found that Chicago area suburban heroin users have little knowledge of heroin…

Renowned Sex Addiction Expert Speaks in Orlando: Professional Workshop on Sex and Pornography Addiction in the New Media Age

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2011 – On November 11, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., internationally known author, addiction specialist and educator Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, will speak to treatment professionals, individuals and families about identifying and treating sex and pornography addictions in the age of smartphones and social media..

An Interview with Margot Chambers, Acupuncturist at Promises

Holistic medicine has been part of Margot Chambers’ life since she can remember. As a child, Margot had an illness that baffled western medical doctors. Her parents, who had always embraced homeopathy, brought Margot to a holistic doctor. He advised them to eliminate all sugar, nitrates and preservatives from Margot’s diet, and she never had another seizure again. This experience, Margot says, helped shape the way she sees the process of health and healing.