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Can People Really Be Addicted to Gambling or Sex?

We've all heard about alcohol and drug addictions, but do gambling and sex really count as addictive behaviors?

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Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus Creates Stereotypes

Monday April 7, 2014

Film presents an unrivaled opportunity to portray the inner visual experience of a drug trip, as well as to explore the complex issues that underlie a person's choice to use drugs. Although focused on the topic of mescaline use, Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus missed both opportunities, instead creating a cluster of superficial stereotypes that could worsen stigma about drug users.

So many other movies have done a better job.  More entertaining, more informative, more accurate.  Here are a few examples of older but better movies about drugs:

Five Acid Movies

Five Ecstasy Movies

Five Cocaine Movies

Five Heroin Movies

Sex Addiction 101

Saturday March 29, 2014

Whether you are some struggling with sex addiction, love addiction, or a compulsive sexual behavior, the partner or loved one of someone with a sex or love addiction, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about sex addiction. Sex Addiction 101 will give you a background on sex and love addictions.

With links to more information on sex addiction, such as cybersex, you can increase your general knowledge about these stigmatized conditions.

You'll also find information on appropriate steps to receiving treatment.

Drugs 101

Sunday February 23, 2014

Whether you are a drug user, the relative of someone who uses drugs, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about drugs. Drugs 101 will give you a background on drugs, their legal status, and an overview of the most popular classes of drug.

With links to more information on illicit drugs, such as alcohol, marijuana, LSD, crysal meth, heroin, methadone, you can increase your general knowledge across the range of drugs, or dig deeper to find out more about a particular drug of interest.

You'll also find information on drug treatment programs.

New Year Resolutions for the Addicted and Almost Addicted

Saturday January 18, 2014

New Year Resolutions are one of the most commonly used strategies for people who have an addiction, or are almost addicted, to change their habits and addictive behaviors. Read More...

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