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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

As many young adults prepare to go away to college and embrace the festivities of their life, some choose to stay sober.  A majority of college/University campuses have acclimated to the saga of binge drinking, promiscuous sex, and blackouts.   According to the article “Sober as Deviant: The Stigma of Sobriety and How Some College Students ‘Stay Dry’ on a ‘Wet’ Campus (Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 2013)” by Nancy J Herman-Kinney and David A. Kinney it's expressed in the abstract there are certain types of labels and stigmatizations that come with ‘sober as deviant.’  Kinney and Kinney go on to state...

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Drug Induced Tourette Syndrome

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Drug Induced Tourette Syndrome

What is Tourette Syndrome? Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder. With Tourette syndrome there are repetitive, involuntary movements or vocalizations. These involuntary movements are known as tics. Tourette syndrome comes on most abruptly first in childhood, but is most noticed in teenage years. NIH.gov states that males are three to four times as likely to get ...

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

What is K2/Spice?   “Spice” is an assortment of herbal components that are combined together to give the user a similar experience to marijuana (cannabis). Spice is marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana. The chemicals that it’s composed of are labeled specifically: “Not for human consumption.” The ingredients include things such ...

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Life after Meth

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Life after Meth

Candace has published “The Warning signs of Meth Addiction” and Spoke up about her addiction to methamphetamine and journey into recovery.  She now gives you a full path through the mental health effects surrounded in early methamphetamine addiction recovery. ~ “Currently, there is an estimated 1.4 million people in the U.S. using methamphetamine, and the number ...

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