Enabling Parenting Practices: Dealing with Teen Rebellion to Prevent AddictionDecember 14th, 2017
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 addicts and alcoholics ever cured of addiction? And is working the 12 steps of AA something you have to do for the rest of your life? More from Rabbi Taub on why working a 12 step program is important to recovery 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.
For people in need of urgent help with drug or alcohol problems, we offer the top 10 telephone hotlines.
"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 introduction of gambling on the internet has a major impact on society. We discuss the impact of internet gambling and question whether or not it should be made legal.
You make promises to yourself about drinking ... and then you break them. You start drinking earlier than you wanted, drink more than you intended, and continue this pattern for days. So do you have a drinking problem, or not? More here.
Here we outline the Top 3 places to find PTSD support: either in major cities, online or by starting your own PTSD support group. Learn more about PTSD support groups here.
Personal narratives are the backbone of 12 step programs. But can a book about addiction stories actually help other addicts and those they love? Yes. More on Mary Addenbrooke's book of addiction case studies (and their helpfulness) here.