Category: Education

  • About addiction: Jail, drug Czar, cravings, and modafinil

    Check out these recent must-read posts about addiction (and our related posts on the bottom if you click the post title!!!): Addiction Inbox – Drug-addicts punished in NY Addiction Tomorrow – The new drug czar Breaking the cycles – Help with cravings Neurotopia – Modafinil Vs. Cocaine

  • About addiction: Weed, early recovery, teens and alcohol, and robotripping

    We started this thread last week and I’m going to do my best to keep it up. Here are some links you may find useful on other blogs: The Addiction News Network – Brain damage in young adults who smoke weed Spiritual River – The usefulness of social support in early recovery Breaking the Cycles […]

  • About addiction: Genetics, sugar, drinking, and more.

    These are some useful articles about addiction I’ve found online. While they cover some topics we’ve discussed on here, I think it’s always better to be more educated! From Addiction Recovery Basics – Personality Vs. Genetics From Beating Addictions – A little Q & A about sugar addiction From Breaking the Cycles – A new […]

  • Taking off our hyphens… but we’re not shy about it!!!

    Hey everyone, you may notice that the website recently changed to remove the sometimes annoying hyphens from the previous name. I’m trying to make the transition as painless as possible, but PLEASE let us know if anything is out of the ordinary. Thanks, Adi

  • Marijuana addiction – Literature search results on marijuana facts

    My recent post on marijuana’s addictive potential received some scathing comments from readers who seem to think that the scientists have already agreed that marijuana addiction (called marijuana dependence in the field) does not exist. So, I’ve compiled this little list of research articles. I’ve made certain to only use articles that have been cited […]

  • Montana Meth

    A very powerful ad campaign from Montana about the dangers of meth use (thanks to Mike at addictiontomorrow for exposing me to it). Like most advertising, and indeed most media presentations of drug users, the content is a little too stylized, but the point is pretty clear. I would like to point out that while […]

  • Technical difficulties

    I’m sorry for not writing for the past few days. My laptop was stolen on a recent trip and I’m trying to get my life back on track. Damn this technology.

  • And the survey says…

    Well then, it seems that the drug-use survey I created is telling me that my blog readers’ drug use falls right in line with the use patterns common in the country. Most of the readers smoke cigarettes, with marijuana, alcohol, and cocaine close in tow. I didn’t expect the meth, ecstasy, and other drug counts […]

  • Student Dealing – College campuses and the drug supply

    If you haven’t heard about the San Diego State drug-dealing arrests, check out the story. Aside from the obvious impact on the San Diego community in general, and on the school in particular, I can’t help but draw parallels to my own story. In the future, I’m going to try to follow up on this […]