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10 Why can’t I stop smoking, stop drinking or stop taking drugs?

Why can’t I stop smoking, stop drinking or stop taking drugs?

March 8th, 2011

If you think you have a problem with drugs, smoking or drinking...you probably do. Learn why you can't stop and what you can do about it. Simple steps to stop smoking, stop drinking or stop taking drugs here.

15 Codependent relationships with an addict or alcoholic

Codependent relationships with an addict or alcoholic

March 7th, 2011

Codependent relationships are actually not relationships at all. Learn more about how living in codependency with an alcoholic or addict inhibits your ability to connect intimately, and evaluate potential signs of codependent behavior here.

7 Top 10 prescription drugs medical professionals use or abuse

Top 10 prescription drugs medical professionals use or abuse

March 5th, 2011

Ever wonder what pills your doctor or nurse is popping? Here, a recovered nurse describes the medications most likely to be abused by health care workers. Learn more about the Top 10 drugs most likely to be used and abused by doctors, nurses, and medical specialists here.

4 Does punishment stop an alcoholic from drinking?

Does punishment stop an alcoholic from drinking?

March 4th, 2011

Corporeal punishment, shame, and embarrassment have been some methods societies have used over time to stop drinking. But do these methods work? And how can you stop an alcoholic from drinking?

Trauma and abuse counseling for addiction

Trauma and abuse counseling for addiction

March 3rd, 2011

Unresolved trauma can fuel addiction. But what does trauma do to the mind and body? And how can we addicts move beyond early childhood trauma or abuse and stop the cycle of addiction? Get answers from a licensed clinical social worker here.

12 Life coaching online for addiction recovery

Life coaching online for addiction recovery

March 2nd, 2011

Life coaches can enhance your recovery, and can even do coaching online. Life coach and former business man, Keith Bray, explains more about life coaching online and how addiction coaching works.

Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?

Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?

February 28th, 2011

Here we offer a brief history of post modern American addictions, starting with alcoholic drinking. What's your opinion on the historical root of our modern social health problem. Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?

3 The history of OxyContin reformulation

The history of OxyContin reformulation

February 28th, 2011

Dr. Jana Burson reviews the market surrounding OxyContin, including manufacturer Purdue Pharma’s false marketing scandal, and the eventual new formula that makes the drug harder to snort or inject. But does the new OxyContin formula / OxyContin reformulation successfully deter addicts? Yes. More here on OxyContin reformulation.

3 What is co-dependent?

What is co-dependent?

February 26th, 2011

We have heard that addiction is a "family disease". But what is a codependent? And what does it mean to be co-dependent? We present introductory ideas of what is means to be addicted to an addict here, and why it is important to seek recovery for co-dependency.

2 How to show respect for self in addiction recovery

How to show respect for self in addiction recovery

February 25th, 2011

Everyone wants good self-respect. But how can addicts get their respect back after years of drinking or using drugs? Life Coach Keith Bray teaches us the 8 simple steps to achieving healthy respect of self here.

11 The ethics of drug testing medical professionals

The ethics of drug testing medical professionals

February 23rd, 2011

Some medical fields require random drug testing, while others only test if they suspect a problem. However, drug tests should be used to recognize a drug or alcohol problem among healthcare workers. Then, medical institutions should help professionals get the help they need. More on ethics of drug tests in the medical field here.

4Is online gambling legal or illegal?

Is online gambling legal or illegal?

March 6th, 2011

Online gambling is illegal in the U.S. But some states do allow certain types of online gambling. Learn more about the U.S. state and federal laws that govern internet gambling here.

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Behavior therapy for substance abuse

March 1st, 2011

Three cognitive behavioral therapy ideas you can implement from home. If you want to see a counselor or therapist for a drinking or drug problem, learn how to prepare for behavior therapy for possible substance abuse here.

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9Why do people gamble?

Why do people gamble?

February 27th, 2011

People gamble to have fun. But problem gamblers gamble to escape reality. Learn what happens in the cycle of gambling and why people gamble for all the wrong reasons.

6The negative impact of social networking sites

The negative impact of social networking sites

February 24th, 2011

Internet addiction informs and permeates the digital fine art of Willie Schaefer. View his artwork based on social network addiction and read more about how social networking sites can negatively impact your life here.

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