Can personal narratives about drug addiction help others? BOOK REVIEW
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.
Drug Addiction and PTSD
Addictions can result from the immense pressure of symptoms from PTSD. A review of post traumatic stress and how it impacts us. Plus, Dr. Steve offers guidance from the Bible on how to heal from PTSD here.
Adolescent chemical dependency – 3 Biblical ways to help your child
What can you do as a parent to address adolescent chemical dependency? Three ideas for parents of teens with drug problems here.
Multiple personality disorder, addicts and addiction
How often are drug addicts and alcoholics dually diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder?
Help with drug addictions for nurses, doctors and medical professionals
Drug addiction is an equal opportunity disease and affects all types of medical professionals. Written by a medical professional in recovery, these 5 tips for doctors, nurses, pharmacists or other professionals can offer you help with drug addictions here.
Honesty and self-deception in drug or alcohol addiction
Many addiction professionals try to skip over the issue of HONESTY and rush into labeling clients and beginning to address other treatment issues. However, honesty is a must if freedom from addiction is your goal.
Is Soma addictive?
The short answer is yes, Soma can be addictive. Learn who gets addicted to Soma and how to recognize proper use from abuse here.
Top 10 addictive sleep aids
Worried about getting addicted to sleeping aids? Know the difference between sleeping pill tolerance and sleep aid addiction? We review the top 10 brand name addictive sleep aids here.
Why do I drink, drug, or have addictive behavior?
Wondering what lies behind your compulsive behavior? Learn about the personality disorders which drive us to drink, drug and behave compulsively. “Why do I drink, drug, or have addictive behavior?” Find out here.
The stigma of drug abuse among nurses
The disease of addiction still carries stigma. And there is often added stigma for nurse addicts. We offer reasons that society judges medical staff who are substance users and abusers…and suggestions for how to decrease the stigma of drug abuse among nurses here.