• Crack Addict to Change Agent: Addiction Memoir

      Crack Addict to Change Agent: Addiction Memoir

      “My baby was born addicted to crack cocaine and I wasn’t allowed to take him home. I was okay with that and returned to do what I’d been doing, getting high.” Quote form The Fix interview with Beverly Black talking about her addiction memoir: A Wretch Like Me: From Crack Addict to Change Agent. Read more …Read More »
    • Sensation Seeking Kids Could Make Addicted Adults

      Sensation Seeking Kids Could Make Addicted Adults

      If a child is impulsive, thrill seeking and anxious he or she may be in for risky behaviour as an adult, according to  University of Montreal psychiatry professor Patricia Conrod. She is testing children for specific personality traits because she is hoping to determine if they are have the potential to develop an addiction. If so, there …Read More »
    • Weed Enlightenment

      Weed Enlightenment

      A CBC study finds weed today is genetically altered to remove the most medicinal elements and increase the THC which is thirty times stronger than in the 70’s and 80’s. THC can cause anxiety, paranoia and psychosis. CBD is also found in weed but the study found that the CBD in the weed has been …Read More »
    • Jamie Lee Curtis And Painkiller Addiction

      Jamie Lee Curtis And Painkiller Addiction

      Jamie Lee Curtis Speaks Candidly About Battle With Painkiller Addiction The Fix By David Konow 09/27/16 Curtis, who’s been sober for 18 years, calls sobriety her “greatest achievement.” Jamie Lee Curtis Speaks Candidly About Battle With Painkiller Addiction Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has come a long way since she first broke through Hollywood at the …Read More »
    • Addiction And Veterans

      Addiction And Veterans

      When Veterans Succumb to Addiction (by Helen Young) Veterans returning from combat zones face many challenges when they return home and re-enter civilian life: for many veterans, one of these challenges can be overcoming drug addiction and/or alcoholism. It is not uncommon for veterans to succumb to addiction, or for this addiction to present in …Read More »

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