Shannon Kopp shares her personal experiences from entering rehabilitation for eating disorders. Learn what you can expect and what the author wishes she had known, in this article.
Mindfulness therapy practices, such as gentle Hatha yoga and mindful breathing, are increasingly integrated into the treatment of addictions. But is mindfulness meditation effective for addicts in recovery? Explore how mindfulness therapy works to treat addiction, here.
Half of those who seek treatment for addiction meet diagnostic criteria for PTSD. So, does the concurrent treatment of PTSD and/or past trauma positively affect the treatment of substance use disorders? How? We review here.
A new teen drama series called “Recovery Road” is attempting to dramatize the trend of addiction treatment. Will teens, families, school staff and addiction professionals love it? We review here.
A list of 18 books for you to read in recovery. Whether someone you love or yourself are a recovering addict, we have outlined suggestions about self-help literature and books to help you with alcoholism, drugs, behavioral addiction, or co-occurring disorders recovery.
Sorrow and self-pity gets in the way of addiction recovery. How can you move out of these unhealthy emotional states? Four (4) steps to a happier, healthier you here.
What distinguishes the everyday gym enthusiast from someone addicted to exercise? We’ve asked expert Dr. Heather A. Hausenblas, Ph.D. to help us understand the symptoms of exercise addiction. More here.
What makes the “Evolution” Addiction Conference unique? We find out in this exclusive interview with organizer, Andrew Martin, here.
Three (3) practical and actionable steps to overcoming an addiction (or multiple addictions).
Do you suspect that your parents are addicts? Can you really help them overcome addiction? These and more Q&A in an exclusive interview with someone who’s been there…and back. More here.