addiction

Sharp HealthCare

For years now, Sharp HealthCare and Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital have been a soucre of hope for San Diegans facing drug and alcohol addiction. Their highly trained medical team is dedicated to guiding its patients and their loved ones towards recovery and to break free from the addiction cycle. On the...
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Ben Affleck posts about substance abuse treatment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck says battling addiction is "a lifelong and difficult struggle." The actor posted on Instagram Thursday that he has completed a 40-day stay at a treatment center for alcohol addiction and remains in outpatient care. A post shared by Ben Affleck (@benaffleck) on Oct 4,...
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McAlister Institute

The McAlister Institute provides high-quality, low-cost substance abuse treatment, drug intervention and recovery support services to men, women, teens and children throughout San Diego County. On the show today is McAlister Institute Community Outreach Manager, Patrick Foley and Counselor and...
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Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new "gaming disorder" classification from the World...
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