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Social Connection, Depression, and Suicide | The Surgeon General’s Social Media Advisory

By Stanton Peele, PH.D., Founder, Life Process Program June, 2023 As medical treatment for drug use and depression continue to increase, more people— often young people— suffer and die from each. What’s the connection? Is it social connection? A...

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How SCHOOLS Can Solve America’s Mental Health Crisis

Zach Rhoads and Stanton Peele Zach Rhoads and Stanton Peele work within the framework of the online Life Process Program (LPP) — an anti-addiction coaching provider. Unlike the disease theory of addiction, the life process model sees addiction as...

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Curing Mental Illness Through Life Engagement: The Jane Pauley Story

While other mass media hosts rose, fell, retired, and fizzled, one modest woman pursued a successful career for a half century while raising a family despite her “illness”.   Jane Pauley has several life stories. She was a monument...

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Four Ways To Prevent Over-Sensitive Kids: Fostering Resilience

Can a child feel too much? Can they take their concern for others, and the state of the nation and the world, too far? Congressman Jamie Raskin had a monumental year in 2021. As a progressive representative from Maryland,...

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Is Harvey Weinstein Addicted to Love?

Power monster Harvey Weinstein isn’t after sex, primarily. What does he want? This post is in response to The 7 hardest addictions to quit – love is the worst! by Stanton Peele Everyone agrees that Harvey Weinstein is a...

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WEBINAR: Drs. Stanton Peele and Tom Horvath Talking about Addiction for Kids and Young Adults – SMART Approaches

This is a wide-ranging talk about addiction and today’s youth and teens. Dr. Horvath, SMART’s President, interviews Dr. Stanton Peele on what is needed in society, in public policy, for parents, and for those in the caring and justice...

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What Is the Purpose of an Addiction Intervention Treatment?

  In the United States today, our goal is to shunt the troubled/addicted individual out of the home and into treatment. By itself, that doesn’t work. What is the purpose of an intervention? In the United States, members of...

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I Don’t Want You to Drink!

People know alcohol’s a poison, so I don’t want them to drink—let them die early with dementia! I’ve given up telling people that alcohol makes you live longer, about which I first wrote for the American Journal of Public...

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Love and Addiction: Appendix

Chapter 4 | Contents In: Peele, S., with Brodsky, A. (1975), Love and Addiction. New York: Taplinger. © 1975 Stanton Peele and Archie Brodsky. Reprinted with permission from Taplinger Publishing Co., Inc. Appendix A. Responses to Morphine and a...

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Sex and Relationships – Ask Stanton

Save me from the addict I’m with What should I do? I cheated on my alcoholic husband, now he can’t stop thinking about it I gave up everything for my boyfriend and now that he’s left, I’m desolate I’m...

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