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How Recovering Addicts Can Raise Healthy Kids

All parents face challenges, but those faced by parents in recovery can be particularly daunting. Addiction is painful and damaging for the addict, and all of the people in the addict’s life. The children of people struggling with chemical dependency are especially vulnerable to the pain of addiction because it often robs them of the […]

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Could Teen Marijuana Use Cause Permanent Brain Damage?

According to the results of a study from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, heavy marijuana abuse during adolescence could cause permanent damage to the parts of the brain associated with working memory, or the ability to retain and use information in the moment and then commit it to long-term memory. The […]