Why do bad things happen? Does God allow or let things happen in life? More here.
What's the difference between PTSD and GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)? Find out here.
The Big Book tells us HOW to work the 12 steps to achieve sobriety, but not WHY. Here, Rabbi Shais Taub gives us his opinion on the twelve steps of AA, interpreted to help us understand WHY twelve step programs work (if you work them).
Gambling has become a high profile and socially acceptable activity that cuts across all age, economic, cultural and educational groups. But what is the real story behind the economic benefits and social costs of gambling? Learn the facts about gambling in our Top 10 list of gambling facts on Addiction Blog.
If you use pain killers like Vicodin (hydrocodone), you want to know more about side effects. Get a qualified answer about hydrocodone and hair loss here.
Are some people more likely to become addicts than others? Can you predict addiction based on personality traits? More on the addictive personality here.
Unresolved pain, anger or fear can trigger drug addiction or alcoholism. But there are options other than drugs or alcohol to cope with life's disappointments. Top 3 healthy coping mechanisms - learn from one woman's experience here.
Prayer works when you are more interested in Who you're talking to than what He's going to do for you. More on how prayer works from Rabbi Shais Taub here.
What 3 things to you need to have to overcome any addiction? Willingness. Honesty. Courage. Get prepared here.
"The God Factor" is offered to everyone in addiction recovery, but it is not chosen by everyone. You must make up your own mind whether or not the spiritual part of recovery is for you. More here on how faith in God can help heal the greatest pains that addiction helps cover up.
The nature of addiction is ambivalence. But as therapists, we want to avoid resistance to "change" in our clients. Written for psychologists in clinical practice treating potential addiction, we present three(s) ways to identify motivation, change, and tailored treatment for drug and alcohol abuse clients here.