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Understand How Family Therapy can Help Address Addiction Issues

 March 18, 2012 One of the most serious issues that families could be faced with is one of its members having a drug addiction. In the following sections, we will take a look at the symptoms that you need to watch ..

Veterans Among Those at Risk for Drug and Alcohol Abuse

 December 05, 2011 We’ve heard the horror stories from Vietnam and the Korean War – how young, vibrant, men went overseas and seemingly never came home, instead replaced by emotionless, empty vessels, too ..

Obama Administration Taking Unprecedented Approach to Drug ..

 December 05, 2011 In the 1980s, the Reagan Administration implemented severe penalties for those who used drugs. “Addicts” as they were labeled, were locked up for lengthy prison terms and weren’t ..

Facts About Oxycontin Dependence and Addiction

 December 02, 2011 Oxycontin has been around for a little over 15 years but its usage has become widespread and dangerous. Read the facts about why this drug’s use is so dangerous to society. 1) Oxycontin is a ..

Ten Facts About Heroin Use and Its Effects

 December 02, 2011 1) Heroin is an opiate street drug that can be snorted or smoked in powder form, or injected in liquid form 2) It is estimated that one-fourth of the people who try heroin become have or will become ..

Chris Herren Story a Cautionary Tale About Drug Abuse

 November 18, 2011 The story of Chris Herren, recently portrayed in the ESPN documentary series 30-for-30, serves as a cautionary tale for drug abuse, but also offers hope for those struggling with addiction. Chris ..

Research Suggests that Alcohol Dependence is Gene-Related

 November 18, 2011 New research suggests that alcoholism or lack thereof could be traced to genes we are born with. Read on to learn advancements in gene discovery and how one day gene therapy may be able to cure ..

28 Days - a movie on drug addiction, family & romantic ..

 August 21, 2011 I confess my initial pleasure from this movie came from seeing Bullock suffer so much as a drug addict (is that nasty and twisted? Yes, of course it is, I'm sorry and I confess, again). I therefore ..

How is sugar compared to heroin?

 December 16, 2010 Why is sugar so bad for our health? How is sugar compared to heroin? Sugar is pure chemical and (like heroin) has been stripped of all the natural food nutrition it originally had in the plant ..

How to Stop Video Games Addiction

 December 16, 2010 We must admit that technology has played a very big part in our lives today. It made us live comfortably and make something be done fast. It also played as an entertainer to us. We are real people ..

Synchronicity: Celebrating non-traditional Addiction treatments

 August 09, 2010 Who would have thought that my meanderings over “What is Addiction” in my last blog would lead me to an Ezine article by Melanie Solomon, July 11, 2010 and her amazing book AA-Not the ..

What Is This Thing Called Addiction?

 July 09, 2010 When I began working in the field of addiction 30 years ago, most clients were automatically labeled addicts, (yes, shocking but true) just as most clinicians were either recovered individuals or ..

Complaining As An Addiction

 July 04, 2010 Are you one of those people who cannot just stop complaining? Have you made complaining such a part of your life that you feel uncomfortable when not complaining? There are certain people who cannot ..

Tips for Parents - Parents can Help Kids Stay Alcohol Free

 May 12, 2010 Parents who want to prevent their children from drinking. Many kids and teens try alcohol. Most children have their first alcohol at an early age, as young as 10 or 11 or even younger. This is ..

Coaching, Therapy or Gestalt: What determines a Client’s ..

 May 03, 2010 Ever since the profession of coaching has entered the arena of mental health services, the topic regarding which profession is better suited to assist which individuals – coaching or therapy ..

Addiction Intervention

 April 06, 2010 Helping an addict can be very difficult. Often, he doesn’t want to listen to what you have to say, even though you may be very calm and making logical, rational points. An addict who has no ..

Meth Myths - Can Meth Addicts Really Recover?

 July 21, 2009 Methamphetamine is much different from regular amphetamine pills. Without going into a chemistry lesson, meth is simply a more refined or condensed form of amphetamine. It is much more powerful than ..

Insider Tips on Addiction Recovery During a Recession

 July 21, 2009 What can a person do to help a loved one who really needs to be in recovery? Can you afford to pay for an inpatient program? What are the options during these stressful times? Treatment providers ..

Feeling Worse Instead of Better? Why Personal Growth Often ..

 December 15, 2008 A great wave of healing and awakening is sweeping the world. A new time of personal growth, conscious awareness, and awakened co-creation among humanity is flowering. People are stepping into an ..

Helping Alcoholics Recover

 December 15, 2008 There is a definite system for how to stay clean and sober and most alcoholics will never figure it out. The system involves creation. Most people get confused when it comes to quitting drugs and ..

I'm Addicted!

 November 23, 2008 Okay, I admit it. I have an addiction! People have told me that I need help. I know that my time, energy and money are affected. My thoughts are focused on getting my next “hit". It doesn't ..

Helping an Alcoholic

 November 08, 2008 How can we best help an alcoholic? The best way to help an alcoholic is indirectly. This means that you do not try to control or manipulate them. Do not try to beg them to stop drinking. Do not ..

Religion and Addiction

 October 19, 2008 Is religion an addiction? What is the definition of addiction and if religion is an addiction; how does it work? What causes sane, intelligent people to succumb to the power of religion? What aspect ..

Hypnosis, Habits and the Unconscious Mind

 October 15, 2008 All of us pick up bad habits. Things that we do that we wish that we didn't. Some people smoke, others over eat, a large majority of us drink more than we'd like or gamble too much. We all have at ..

Addiction Recovery - Cognitive Psycho-Hypocrisy

 October 06, 2008 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a blanket-term for psychotherapy systems which define psychological dysfunctions as learned beliefs, interpretations, and responses as problematic behavior, with .

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