My child is using drugs: 8 steps for intervention
Is your child using drugs? Drug users are expert manipulators. To avoid denial or refusal of treatment, plan a intervention with family members to address your child’s drug use. 8 tips for planning a drug or alcohol intervention here.
How families can help addicts
Families can help addicts by learning how to communicate better, setting boundaries, understanding the addict, planning an intervention, or seeking professional help. More tips for families of addicts here.
Family therapy for alcoholism and alcohol abuse
Family therapy for alcoholism addresses the group dynamics that can contribute to problem drinking. More here on what you can expect during family therapy for alcohol abuse.
Addiction and fear: 5 ways to address fear in addiction recovery
Managing fear is an important element of addiction recovery. 5 tips on how to address fear here.
Addiction and depression help: Where to find it
Five (5) tips on where to go to find help for addiction and depression. Your questions about addiction and depression are welcomed!
Psychological principles of addiction and its treatment
Addiction is a complex and often misunderstood condition. Here, Dr. David H. Jacobs delves into the psycholgical reasons for addiction and principles that addiction professionals need to consider during its treatment.
Home treatment for addiction
Can you treat alcoholism, drug addiction or behavioral addictions from home? Yes. How to access a free self-help program from home here.
Coping with anxiety: Self-help or get help?
Is self-help for anxiety possible? Yes. Learn to know the difference between normal anxiety and problem anxiety. More on when to seek treatment for anxiety here.
Addiction self control
How is addiction related to self-control? Here we explore how beliefs compel substance abuse. Your participation and comments are welcomed.
Healing a broken heart
If your heart is broken, you can help yourself feel better. Not through revenge, but forgiveness. Getting over a broken heart is based on your willingness to forgive. Learn why dealing with the pains of life is essential to a healthy recovery here.