Blogs & Blog Posts on Addiction in Minnesota



Blogs on "Addiction"

Moody Swinger
I'm not actually a swinger. I am, however, manic-depressive, which is ...

Blog Posts on Addiction

Book Review: Writers On The Edge by Addiction Inbox on Feb 4, 2012 in book review, recovery, addiction, addiction treatment, addiction booksA compendium of tough prose and poetry about addiction. Here’s a book I’m delighted to promote unabashedly. I even wrote a jacket blurb for it. I called it an “honest, unflinching book about addiction from a tough group of talented writers. Th...



Reward and Punish: Say Hello to Dopamine’s Leetle Friend by Addiction Inbox on Jan 31, 2012 in reward chemicals, drug reward, dopamine, addiction, GABA, addictive drugs  Dopamine recruits a helper to track drug rewards. Ah, dopamine. Whenever it seems like researchers have finally gotten a bead on how that tricky molecule modulates pleasure and reward, and the role it plays in the process of drug and alcohol a...



730 times by The Extraordinary Ordinary on Jan 20, 2012 in addiction, free writing, God, motherhood, recovery, sobriety, UncategorizedIt’s been 2 years. 2 years 365 days plus 365 days or 24 hours strung together 730 times. I suppose I could go on with all kinds of numbers, but I’m terrible at math and the day must go on. That’s what they do, you know. The days go...



A Few Words About Glutamate by Addiction Inbox on Jan 2, 2012 in nucleus accumbens, neuroplasticity, dopamine, glutamine, glutamate, addiction, acamprosateMeet another major player in the biology of addiction. The workhorse neurotransmitter glutamate, made from glutamine, the brain’s most abundant amino acid, has always been a tempting target for new drug development. Drugs that play off receptors f...



A Six-Pack of Prior Posts by Addiction Inbox on Dec 12, 2011 in serotonin, blog, biochemistry, dopamine, addiction, marijuana, anandamideDon’t fear the chemistry.  This isn’t a top 10 list, just a compilation of five previous posts here at Addiction Inbox that have continued to draw reader interest since they were first published. If there is a theme running through this set...



The Empty Seat at the Holiday Table by Addiction Inbox on Nov 22, 2011 in drug war, alcohol, parents, drugs, addiction, holiday, treatmentMothers and the War on Drugs. Guest post by Gretchen Burns Bergman Gretchen Burns Bergman is Co-Founder and Executive Director of A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment and Healing) and lead organizer of Moms United to End the War on Drugs. T...



Review - Crank by Ellen Hopkins (5/5 stars) by Karissa's Book Review on Nov 17, 2011 in 5 stars, social disorders, addiction, young adult, poetryReading level: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Fiction Size: 544 pages Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Release Date: June 15, 2010 ISBN: 978-1416995135 Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Source: Swapped through paperbackswap.com Rating: 5/5...



Graph of Blog Posts Covering Addiction


  Percent

Distinct