• The Final Days of “The Rebel”

    On February 6, 1968, actor Nick Adams was found dead in his Coldwater Canyon home in Los Angeles, California. He had hitchhiked to Hollywood boasting, “Some men bet on horses or dogs. I gambled on myself” (Donnelley, 2003). Adams was thirty-six years old at the time of his mysterious death.

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  • The Path Towards Successful Sobriety: Rethinking the Disease of Addiction

    For individuals struggling with addiction, their families that are affected, and the doctors and therapists looking to treat this disease, it can be discouraging when a recovering addict relapses or struggles to maintain sobriety. In fact, 90 percent of alcoholics will experience one or more relapses during their first four years of treatment, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2000).

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Major Depression and Substance Abuse in Teens, and Fostering Environments Supportive of Recovery

Wellness

2017/Mar-Apr

ci_wellnessIn keeping with this issue’s focus on adolescents, this column will initially focus on research findings concerning the predominant emphasis, in many settings, of prescribing antidepressants as a first line of attack in treating major depression in children and adolescents....
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