Corporeal punishment, shame, and embarrassment have been some methods societies have used over time to stop drinking. But do these methods work? And how can you stop an alcoholic from drinking?
Unresolved trauma can fuel addiction. But what does trauma do to the mind and body? And how can we addicts move beyond early childhood trauma or abuse and stop the cycle of addiction? Get answers from a licensed clinical social worker here.
Three cognitive behavioral therapy ideas you can implement from home. If you want to see a counselor or therapist for a drinking or drug problem, learn how to prepare for behavior therapy for possible substance abuse here.
Here we offer a brief history of post modern American addictions, starting with alcoholic drinking. What's your opinion on the historical root of our modern social health problem. Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?
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.
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.
Oxycotton is a common misspelling of the brand name drug “OxyContin.” Do addicts abuse Oxy's? And how can this opioid drug be less attractive for misuse? More on time release and addictive qualities of OxyContin from Dr. Burson 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.