Zap away cocaine addiction with lasers! or magnets!

Researchers at the National Institute of Health and UCSF claim to have stopped and started cocaine addiction in rats with the use of laser stimulation to the prefrontal cortex, the brain region where decision making and impulse control take place. “When we turn on a laser light in the prelimbic region of the prefrontal cortex, the Read more about Zap away cocaine addiction with lasers! or magnets![…]

Substance Abuse Treatment Options: Getting Help

Counseling? Rehab? Support groups? How does one know where to start when it comes to choosing a substance abuse treatment program? First, you’ll want to get a formal assessment from a licensed professional to determine which treatment option is appropriate for you. Some substance abuse treatment options to consider are support groups, inpatient, and outpatient treatment. AA, NA and Read more about Substance Abuse Treatment Options: Getting Help[…]