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Confessions — Substance Abuse

F*ck Criticism

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F*ck Criticism

Starting with my life’s hypothesis I will then lead you into a set of rants on criticism.  These rants are obtained from my extremely skewed position on mental illness.  This opinionated charade will lead you to bicker and contemplate your sanity as I did mine. You’ll either bicker with yourself—why you are talking to yourself?—or ...

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Mental Abuse Creates a Love Fanatic

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Mental Abuse Creates a Love Fanatic

I was thirteen when I first met her. We were at the skating rink by the first house I lived in. It’s safe to say I’ve moved and moved on since then. But, for the time being I felt the mental abuse coming in clear as day, although the abuse did seem to fog me. ...

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Mental Processing and Rationale to Death

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Mental Processing and Rationale to Death

In life, there are situations that tend to cause one to contemplate certain situations. In these situations one’s conscience rules into its mental being and asks–or leans towards–questions of death, dying, and the grotesque. With our brain’s adaption to specific feelings we have systems called mirror neurons and cortical-limbic connections. These processes in our brain are ...

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Major Depression + Substance Abuse = Dual Diagnosis

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Major Depression + Substance Abuse = Dual Diagnosis

Major Depression + Substance Abuse = Dual DiagnosisBy Matthew Peters (Disclaimer: I’m not a medical doctor. The information provided here is a result of my research and/or personal experiences.)   “Welcome this pain; for you shall learn from it.” Ovid’s words from The Metamorphoses are a trenchant observation on the benefits that might be culled ...

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No Funding No Treatment

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No Funding No Treatment

People are suffering and dying because there is no adequate care for substance abuse treatment. Typically, for someone to receive treatment in this country, you either need to  pay out of your pocket, have insurance, or go to a facility that is state funded. What if certain individuals don’t have any means to obtain that? ...

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