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Standalone Obi-Wan film to focus on heroin addiction and petty crime

The forthcoming ‘young Obi-Wan’ movie will be about his youth of petty crime on the planet Glastooine, Lucasfilm has announced. Kenobi – to be played by a digitally de-aged Ewan McGregor – struggles with Death Stick addiction with a group of other Padawan and a gra...Read More

Can Repairing Your Brain’s Wiring Help You Fight Addiction?

Can Repairing Your Brain’s Wiring Help You Fight Addiction? U.S. opioid deaths are soaring as the costs of drug abuse approach $200 billion a year. Neuroscience offers new ways to fight the epidemic.   This story appears in the September 2017 issue of National G...Read More

Who Counsels The Counselors?

I guess the allure of opiods must be incredibly powerful, even for those who have committed to helping others overcome the addiction. Such is the case of two counselors at a halfway house for recovering addicts in Chester County, a suburb of Philadelphia. The two died t...Read More

Virtual Reality Could Offer Alternative to Drugs for Pain, Addiction Patients

Nearly one-third of Americans suffer from chronic pain, and in the last two decades, opiod prescriptions have tripled in the country. Virtual reality may be be able to help. Researchers at Simon Fraser University believe a virtual reality program may help people with addi...Read More

From addiction to ordination: a homeless man’s journey to priesthood

Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal, Canada. He struggled with addiction to both alcohol and drugs, with a future so bleak, he considered ending his own life.He did not end his life, however, and today he is a priest who dedicates...Read More

Ohio Attorney General files lawsuit against 5 drug makers over opioid addiction epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against five major drug manufacturers over the opioid addiction epidemic in the state.DeWine said the companies "put profit above health and well being of Ohio consumers" when the...Read More

WSUV student body president defeats addiction, earns bachelor’s

Skye Troy is still learning to talk about the hardest times in her life. Being kicked out of school for doing drugs, and later arrested for stealing credit cards. Losing weight until she was all of 95 pounds, and losing her hair. The 10 days in rehab consumed by cold ...Read More

Understanding Addiction is a Disease

Addiction is no more a choice than cancer is. Without understanding this fundamental principle, one cannot only never recover from addiction, but will not take the steps to understanding why the condition has been allowed to manifest. This crux of psychological (and perhaps ...Read More