Enabling Parenting Practices: Dealing with Teen Rebellion to Prevent AddictionDecember 14th, 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Now that you know that your child is an addict, what do you do? Basic 1-2-3 guide for getting help for a child addict and what you should do here.
Learn how one woman started early recovery from gambling addiction and what her sponsor taught her. Lean how to take a risk, talk about yourself, and find a sponsor in Gamblers Anonymous here.
What does codependence have in common with addiction? Lots. More about how codependents get addicted to chaos, addicted to addicts, and struggle with control from Rabbi Shais Taub here.
Recent statistics state that there are over 6 billion people in the world. So what percentage of people gamble? We look into the question: "How many people gamble?" here.
Evaluate your self esteem after addiction with this simple exercise. Then, start to build your low self esteem by being honest. More on self esteem and addiction here.
Both Xanax and Valium are benzodiazepines that have a muscle-relaxing effect. And both drugs have the potential to cause addiction. Dr. Jana Burson, MD presents facts about these medications to help you evaluate Xanax or Valium as migraine headache medicines here.