Monthly Archives: January 2018

WHO RECOGNIZES GAMING ADDICTION AS MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION

The World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this month classified gaming addiction as a mental health condition. The organization’s beta draft of the eleventh International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) characterizes gaming addiction “by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior.”

Symptoms of gaming addiction, which can occur online or offline, include:

  • Impaired control […]
WHO RECOGNIZES GAMING ADDICTION AS MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION2019-07-17T16:47:20+00:00

3 ADVANCES IN ADDICTION RECOVERY TECHNOLOGY

3 ADVANCES IN ADDICTION RECOVERY TECHNOLOGY2019-02-21T17:21:08+00:00

NEW RESEARCH OPENS THE DOOR FOR NON-ADDICTIVE OPIOID DEVELOPMENT

Opioids are incredibly effective in relieving even the most severe pain, but their addictiveness and death toll call for a safer way to treat pain. In 2016 alone, more than 60,000 Americans died from overdoses, more than the number of Americans who died in the Vietnam War.

New research from the […]

NEW RESEARCH OPENS THE DOOR FOR NON-ADDICTIVE OPIOID DEVELOPMENT2019-07-17T17:15:33+00:00

How the Opioid Epidemic Affecting Children, Losing Custody

We typically examine addiction by exploring how it affects the addicted person, but as anyone who has struggled with addiction–either personally or within their family–will tell you, the addict isn’t the only person affected.

In 2015 the opioid epidemic caused approximately 20,000 deaths linked to prescription painkillers and nearly 13,000 deaths related to heroin. But […]

How the Opioid Epidemic Affecting Children, Losing Custody2019-02-21T17:46:58+00:00
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