The Many Paths to Recovery

The Many Paths to Recovery
There’s more than one way to get sober. Read on to learn more about the different communities and methods available in helping you achieve recovery. Overdoses have reached the tens of thousands in countries like the US, and only a fraction of those addicted to drugs and alcohol are receiving the help they need. Those struggling with substance abuse are increasingly seeki...
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Five Reasons Why Hangovers Get Worse the Older You Get

Hangovers Get Worse the Older You Get
Alcohol stays in our system longer when we get older, as the enzymes that we need to process it decrease. Read on for ways you can work with your body—rather than against it—when you are drinking. It’s not your imagination: your hangovers in your 30s and beyond have likely become far more brutal than they were in your 20s. Our bodies have a systematic way of respondin...
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Special Joint Operation Rescues Children from Drug-Addicted Parents in Malaysia

Children Explotied
A joint operation found children ranging from infants to teens were drugged regularly, neglected, or homeless due to their parents’ substance abuse. Malaysian authorities intervene on their behalf. In an article from The New Straits Times, a spokesman for Malaysia’s Welfare Department described dire situations where children were used by their parents to obtain cash. It ...
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New Hope for Dhaka’s Glue-Addicted Street Children

Selling scraps of garbage to get by, many of Dhaka’s nearly 250,000 street children sniff glue to cope with their circumstances. One organisation is dedicated to giving them new hope for the future. While a handful of non-governmental organisations in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka work to assist the city’s quarter-million street children, only one is dedicated specifi...
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Celebs Get Real About Mental Health Struggles

Which pop singers, actors and models have recently opened up about grappling with depression, anxiety and addiction? The list might surprise you. In the last year, more than 20 celebrities took to social media to speak out about their battles with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and addiction. BuzzFeed recently comprised a comprehensive list of who...
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