Monthly Archives: November 2014

I want to go off meds

(photo: Alamy) I’ve been kind of busy & have some ideas for my next couple of bits of new content, but couldn’t resist this item written by someone who’s been there and done that. http://blogs.psychcentral.com/being-bipolar/2014/08/05/medication-compliance/ Whether it’s med adherence, keeping … Continue reading

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Cannabis News

Caught an article from NY Times on recent developments in cannabis research. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/02/education/edlife/this-is-your-brain-on-drugs-marijuana-adults-teens.html?hp=&action=click&pgtype=homepage&module=second-column-region%C2%AEion%3Dtop-news&wt_nav=top-news&_r=0 It may surprise some people that smoking pot can be bad for you. But this article cites specific brain research on what parts of the brain are … Continue reading

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Fighting the stigma of addiction

Just ran across this in a discussion thread I was following. I like it very much.   FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT STIGMA We may not be able to change overnight the way society feels about people with … Continue reading

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