addiction

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As of this past Saturday, those hours upon hours of playing your favorite video game(s) is now being considered a disease by the World Health Organization. One of the most striking additions to the International Classification of Diseases was video game addiction or “gaming disorder” under the category of “disorders due to addictive behavior.” The […]

September is “National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month” If you drink alcohol on a regular basis? Are you consuming more today than you were three to five years ago? Were you drinking more five years ago than the five years before that? Alcoholism is a progressive disease. What this means is that for people […]

According to “Education Week” a high percentage of teenagers are addicted to their cellphones. As a consequence, many of them need help. They are unable to control their good use of the device. Rather, it controls them. While their bodies are in the classroom, their minds are inside their cellphones. If they graduate from high […]

Do you know anyone who fits this description? Many men and women who think or feel that they are inferior to others often choose some kind of habit, or pattern of behavior, in an effort to overcome that sense of inadequacy. Their need to escape those feelings tend to become more intense during times of […]

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

Dr. Tamara Warren Chinyani is a mental health advocate, educator, scholar, and former public health employee, with over 15 years of experience working with underserved…

Charlie Wilson sits down with Steve Harvey and tells how low his life got even after the fame of the Gap Band when drugs brought him to homelessness, sleeping on the streets of LA and the Women who saved him.  Click here for More.

I just knew my addiction had some hidden benefits.  Okay, so maybe I didn’t, but now I have proof.  So, pour yourself another cup-of-joe and click here for blackdoctor.org and the 5 Reasons Your Coffee Habit Is Good For You.

Smokey tell his story from the early days of Motown, his eventual addiction to cocaine and the mysterious way that God saved him from Cocaine. Click here to READ MORE.

According to Pulse of Radio, Jada Pinkett-Smith has revealed that she has struggled with addiction in the past. The actress took to Facebookand wrote that she had suffered from “many addictions, of several kinds.” She explained, “What I learned about myself is this, when I was younger I was not a good problem solver, meaning I had […]