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Manders' Renegades

The Elite Group Of Outcasts not afraid to stand their grounds to help inspire life no matter how we choose to stay away from our old behaviors

Kristi's Korner

Making sense of a seemingly chaotic world.

Project Generations

Adults not allowed.....KIDS ONLY!! WE MEAN IT!

Hope Nation

Change begins with healing. Inspiration is a necessity.

Fueling an Epidemic

Fueling an Epidemic by Scott Neuman on Scribd

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RAW at its Finest

In recent months, the integrity of the online recovery community has been falling and it is sad. We have become trapped in this good guy vs bad guy ‘game.’ This is unacceptable. If you are a prick in this cause then you just are and we gotta accept that much. But under no circumstances do […]

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Recovery Nation: Secure Social Networking for the Addiction & Recovery Community

Recovery Nation is a safe place for those in and affiliated with addiction and recovery. Our goal is to be a basis for all in need because we are a guarded social site for anyone wanting to succeed and thrive as they proceed in life beyond active addiction. We want those currently suffering in active addiction […]

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What It’s REALLY Like To Be Married To A Drug Addict

It’s a life of justifications, covering up, pretending. It’s a life of inconsistency. I could hear my husband open our front door as I prepped dinner in the kitchen. Except I knew it wasn’t really my husband, not the same guy I married over five years ago. Not the same man who held my sobbing body as […]

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Recovering Drug Addicts Tell Us What It Took to Quit

“Being sober has been amazing, but there are some scary parts, too.” Nearly one in ten Americans struggle with an alcohol or drug addiction, and due to massive systemic failings in our healthcare and judicial systems, only 11 percent of people with addiction issues are able to get treatment for their problems. In 2015, a staggering 50,000 […]

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What Is Psychological Addiction?

Psychological dependence, physical dependence and addiction are three separate but potentially overlapping problems that can affect a person who consumes street drugs, mind-altering medications and/or alcohol. Each of these problems has a distinct impact on your health and well-being. Let’s take a look at how they affect you when they appear separately or together. Psychological […]

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Why Addiction Is a Learning Disorder

Maia Szalavitz talks about her former drug use, how addicts brains work, and why we need to see drug addiction and rehabilitation in a radically new way. Journalist Maia Szalavitz has written about the intersection of drugs, policy, and the brain for more than two decades. In her latest book, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way […]

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Overcoming Drug Addiction

How to Stop Abusing Drugs, Find Treatment, and Begin Recovery Developing a drug addiction isn’t a character flaw or a sign of weakness and it takes more than willpower to overcome the problem. Abusing illegal or certain prescription drugs can create changes in the brain, causing powerful cravings and a compulsion to use that make […]

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Tramadol: The most dangerous drug in the world  

Imagine a prescription medication that relieves pain just as well as narcotics like Oxycontin, but isn’t addictive. Too good to be true? Turns out, yes. For years, that was the case with Tramadol, a synthetic opioid drug that was released in 1995 under the brand name Ultram to great expectations. This new drug seemed to offer all […]

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Klonopin Addiction and its Dangers

Klonopin is a strong muscle relaxer and anti-convulsant drugthat is used by physicians to treat patients suffering from epilepsy and to help them relieve specific types of panic attacks. It is available in both a pill and a disintegrating tablet form and is normally taken one to three times a day. It is a part […]

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Understanding Addiction

How Addiction Hijacks the Brain Addiction involves craving for something intensely, loss of control over its use, and continuing involvement with it despite adverse consequences. Addiction changes the brain, first by subverting the way it registers pleasure and then by corrupting other normal drives such as learning and motivation. Although breaking an addiction is tough, […]

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Human Trafficking: a growing epidemic

Some sources claim that one out of every 236 people becomes a victim of human trafficking. Even more startling, sources state that every 30 seconds another person becomes a victim of trafficking. Now, most people already know that the drug trade is probably the most lucrative illegal commerce in the world. But how many people […]

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Cravings for sure, but can sugar cause addiction?

If you stop eating foods with added sugar for a while, can you reduce your craving for sweets? If you do an online search about sugar, you may become convinced that it’s evil and addictive – and that your sweet tooth will lead you to ruin. You’ll also see plenty of advice for how to […]

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The Power and Importance of Gratitude While in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is a long and winding journey. There are moments when the recovery process will seem like a stroll in the park, at other times it will feel like a daunting expedition. This is why it is important to incorporate practices into your life that will help you along the way. One of the […]

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Which Drugs Are the Most Addictive?

  “Addictiveness” is certainly hard to quantify—but a panel of addiction experts decided to take a shot at answering the complex question.   Some drugs are more physically addictive, some are more psychologically addictive, and many are a combination of the two. But which drugs are the most addictive? It depends. The potential for a drug […]

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