Addiction

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Addiction and Control
Skorodin, Morton
Article
2009
Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in priso...
American Wasteland: The Most Urgent Challenge for America is Its Poorly Hidden Mental Health Crisis
Luchte, James
Article
2016
Hearing the phrase "mental health crisis," one may think of the epidemic of mass shootings plaguing the country since the Reagan era. Or, images may erupt of home grown terrorist attacks or the plunge...
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health
Garrett, Laurie
Book
2000
The story of recent failings of public health systems across the globe.
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge, Norman
Book
2007
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
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1978
The Drugs Myth: Why the Drug Wars Must Stop
Coleman, Vernon
Book
1992
Coleman presents medical evidence that the most dangerous and life-threatening drugs are legal, while the banned drugs are comparatively harmless.
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Mate, Gabor
Book
2008
Gabor Mate looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them, and outlines what he thinks is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and beh...
Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence that Tears Our Lives Apart
Kivel, Paul
Book
1992
Helps men understand the spectrum of male violence and contains helpful exercises so they can make alternatives to violence.
The Psychology of Mountain Biking
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2000
The first thing one notices about mountain bikers is that they lie continually.
The Seventh Fire: The Struggle for Aboriginal Government
Smith, Dan
Book
1993
Describes the struggles of aboriginal people to run their own affairs.
World evil with its roots in the North
de Brie, Christian
Article
Good drugs and bad drugs: the evolution of drugs and government, and implications for those suffering as a result of unfair trade policy.

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Non-Smokers' Rights Association
To eliminate the discomfort, disease and risk of premature death caused by environmental tobacco smoke. As a preventive approach, the NSRA is committed to eliminating the tobacco epidemic through the ...
6 St. Joseph House
6 St. Joseph is a community that supports people who are taking a step up from livelihood challenges, while connecting them to a 'home' and a community of people ready to help others. Many of its act...

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