If someone is really “good” at being an addict, do they ever really need to change? More on how you can cope with a functional addict who never really “hits bottom” here.
A clear explanation on how to spot a gambling problem in a loved one, from someone who’s been there. More on signs to look for - and what to do - when you suspect a family member has a gambling problem.
There are many ways you can help an OxyContin addict. Show support and encouragement. Stage interventions. Or, research treatment resources in your local area. More about what you can do to help a loved one here.
Beginning this month, Dr. Walton offers a series of articles based on specific NLP strategies as they apply to counseling with clients experiencing addiction issues. The first strategy Dr. Walton discusses is building rapport. More here.
Treatment for crack addiction is necessary to prevent future health problems, additional costs to the family economic and to society, broken relationships with friends and family, job loss, and other life complications. Who seeks and needs addiction treatment help for crack addiction problem? Learn more in this infographic.
I have spent the last ten years of my life considering what it means to be an addict and what it means to have the disease of addiction. A look here at the inconsistencies that I see within this model of addiction, and how it affects those of us who work in the field.
Addicts can be hard on themselves...let alone society! Learn what you should do for your friend or family member when they are facing an addiction. More here.
Staying sober after you get sober is a real task! How can you navigate the many challenges of living in early recovery? We reviewed “Addiction, Recovery, Change”, a how-to manual that may help you. More on why you might want to add this book to your library here.
Are you physically addicted to Ambien? Check the signs and symptoms to see if you may need help.
As Adderall addiction and abuse rates grow, more and more people are getting admitted to treatment for Adderall substance use problems. Who needs and receives Adderall addiction help in the U.S.? See in this infographic.
Looking for sober Valentine’s Day date ideas? Look no further! We share some suggestions here, and hope to help you out with any Valentine struggles.