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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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Dear Hardship, I am Stronger because of this…

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Dear Hardship, I am Stronger because of this…

Dear Hardship, You may see someone who is broken, a soul that has been drug down into the dirt and put me on my knees. You may see someone who’s been thrown through the ringer a few dozen—or hundred—times, and that someone who has lost his profound innocence that he started with. Oh my Lord, ...

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Ascent Hires 1st Peer Recovery Team & Announces First Customers

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Ascent Hires 1st Peer Recovery Team & Announces First Customers

CLEVELAND, Ohio – February 2, 2016 – ASCENT, an addiction-recovery solution that combines 24/7/365 virtual support from experienced peer recovery coaches with an outcomes documented mobile app has completed their coaching hiring process and have announced their first customers. ASCENT underwent an extensive interview process in order to find the best peer recovery coaches for ...

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Addiction-recovery service ASCENT poised for recovery breakthrough

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Addiction-recovery service ASCENT poised for recovery breakthrough

CLEVELAND, Ohio — ASCENT, a new service that blends interactive mobile technology with personal peer coaching, aims to radically improve the success for adults and adolescents in recovery from substance abuse. Founder Brian Bailys announced the launch of ASCENT as well as the start of a campaign on Fundable, a crowd-sourced business investment platform. ASCENT ...

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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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