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Study Shows Brain Activity Similar Between Sex and Drug Addicts
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Study Shows Brain Activity Similar Between Sex and Drug Addicts

By on Jul 24, 2014 in Blog, Recent News | 0 comments

A recent study by researchers in Britain claims that a someone addicted to sex has similar brain functions to someone addicted to drugs. Although addiction is not diagnosed as a disorder, psychologists and therapists can treat it. This study could possibly provide the insight needed to prove that addiction is a disorder and help in developing treatment models. The...

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Rising Concerns Over Synthetic Marijuana Use
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Rising Concerns Over Synthetic Marijuana Use

By on Jul 3, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Recently we here at Victory Addiction Recovery Center have seen an increase in calls concerning the use and abuse of synthetic marijuana. According to reports, it’s happening across Louisiana. Even though synthetic marijuana is illegal in our state, as is real marijuana, it seems to be the new drug of choice for many. People use it because they think it is a safe,...

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Victory Partners with LPSS for Substance Abuse Education
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Victory Partners with LPSS for Substance Abuse Education

By on Jun 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

On Wednesday, June 11th, Victory Addiction Recovery Center hosted a workshop for Lafayette Parish School System social workers and mental health professionals. The training was provided to increase the staff’s knowledge and understanding of addiction to better serve students and their families. The presentation, done by Katie Buller, Victory’s Director of...

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Students Using ADHD Drugs for Boost
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Students Using ADHD Drugs for Boost

By on Jun 3, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

With the end of the school year approaching, final exams and testing are more than likely consuming students’ lives. During this time, it’s not uncommon for some to seek out anything that will help them keep their focus and stamina. Traditional methods usually consist of coffee, caffeine, or energy drinks for full-throttle studying. However, stimulant...

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