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Marijuana Legalization in Nevada: Why Nevada Residents Should Consider Voting “No” On Question 2

Recent polls indicate that 47 percent of voters are in support of the November 8th ballot that would legalize recreational marijuana across the state of Nevada. By voting “Yes” on Question 2, Nevada residents would be authorizing individuals 21 years of age or older to “possess, consume and cultivate” up to an ounce of marijuana.…

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What Scared Me Most About Recovery: People in Recovery Share Their Biggest Fears about Getting Clean and Sober

What Scared Me Most About Recovery: People in Recovery Share Their Biggest Fears about Getting Clean and Sober

Making the decision to stop drinking or using can be scary. So scary, in fact, that many report that getting clean and sober was the most frightening and challenging experience of their lives. With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve asked several people in long-term recovery to share the fears that nearly prevented them from getting help. I was afraid…

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Teetolers on TV: Is Hollywood Finally Getting Addiction and Recovery Right?

Teetolers on TV: Is Hollywood Finally Getting Addiction and Recovery Right?

When people use heroin over a long period of time, they frequently develop coughs, acne, lip sores, and abscesses. Put simply, they don’t look well. You wouldn’t know this from watching television, however, where heroin users often sport Red Carpet-worthy smiles, toned physiques, and clear complexions. Jessa Johansson, one of the lead characters in the…

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