According to the Daily Mail, virtual reality worlds are teaching coping strategies to people battling addiction. In North Carolina, researchers hooked subjects up to virtual worlds that replicate the settings in which they obtain and use drugs.
These virtual worlds are mostly used to treat alcoholics and smokers, but now worlds for cocaine …
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More than 20 million Americans suffer from mental health disorders – yet nearly half of them fail to receive the treatment they need.
Should everyone, regardless of their gender, age or medical history, receive a mental health screening during annual check-ups, with the intention to promote early detection/prevention and rehabilitation for …
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In 1978, hundreds of Sonoma, CA students participated in “Real Woman” essay contests and celebrated with parades. Little by little, communities and organizations across the country were doing the same. Then in 1980, President Jimmy Carter declared the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week, and Congress passed established it as a national …
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This past week marked National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, a week dedicated to preventing eating disorders and body image issues by increasing awareness and treatment options, and decreasing the stigmas attached.
Millions of people suffer with eating disorders in the United States. Though typically seen as only affecting females, males make …
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While most companies claim that they’re doing all they can to test for drugs and get help for those who need it, in reality, many employers are only concerned about giving good reports to corporate and the community. Many problems get swept under the rug this way.
According to Caron.org, 71% …
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Someone who suffers from a process addiction to shopping, gaming or gambling lives a life full of ups and downs – feeling euphoric during the high of performing the activity and then depressed immediately following. It’s not different from the experience of someone addicted to an illicit drug.
Emotional Extremes: Highs
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