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Are We Starting to Catch On: Diffusion & Addiction in America

“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” – James Madison What is Diffusion? One of the definitions of diffusion according to Merriam Webster is: “the spread of cultural elements from one area or group of people to others by contact.” The diffusion of innovation has been around since the

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The One Brain Cell that Makes or Breaks Your Habits

Some habits are good habits, while other habits are not. Habits play an important role in freeing up space for our brain to remember more important things, especially in drug addiction recovery. Scientists from Duke University have pinpointed a single neuron deep inside the brain that serves as the master controller of all our habits.

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The Science of Spirituality in Addiction Recovery

The idea of spirituality saving an addict from the depths of their addiction—to anyone who hasn’t experienced it—may seem lofty or even outright fantasy. However, there is a lot of science out there to back up the main mission of the 12-steps and the role spirituality plays in addiction recovery while in rehabs in NH.

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