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6 Tips for the Adult Addict’s Mom

  Do NOT take responsibility for their addiction One part of being a parent that can be extremely difficult for the adult addict’s mom is to remember that their addiction is not your fault! While it is true that outside circumstances can sometimes contribute to the lack of healthy coping skills or the desire to . . . . Continue Reading


Lisa Marie Presley Getting Treated for Prescription Pill Addiction

Celebrity rehab stories are no shocking mystery to the world as we know it. We have learned over time that it isn’t just the average joe who gets tied up in the temptation and turmoil of addiction, but also the silver spoons and the world renowned starlets. No one is immune and no aspect of . . . . Continue Reading


Curing Depression Through Food?

Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that affects millions. Depression causes severe symptoms that affect how we feel and handle daily activities.  Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options out there that help with symptoms of depression. With the right treatment, anyone can find a way to overcome their depression. No one . . . . Continue Reading


8 Ways to Fight Sugar Addiction and Live a Healthier Life

The idea of sugar being an addiction may be hard for many to grasp, especially for those in recovery. However, Americans are consuming an average of 160 pounds of refined sugar per person a year. Refined sugar is actually considered by cardiovascular researchers to have properties similar to cocaine. In fact, a 2012 study in . . . . Continue Reading


Meditation May be Bad for Memory

Author: Shernide Delva When it comes to meditation, the benefits to our mental and physical well-being have pretty much been drilled into our heads over and over again. Admittedly, I am one of those people that constantly rave about how great it is to learn how to incorporate meditation into your life. So all of . . . . Continue Reading


Close to $80 Million Will Be Used to Test Backlogged Rape Kits

Author: Shernide Delva Often survivors of rape and sexual abuse look for an escape by turning to drugs and/or alcohol to cope with their unpleasant emotions. Emotions like shame, guilt, embarrassment, loneliness and anger are numbed out through using substances. Failure to address the initial psychological damage associated with sexual violence is even associated with . . . . Continue Reading


Social Media Causes Depression and Anxiety in Teens

If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world. Furthermore, that country would be home to a large amount of teenagers. A study from Pew Research Center revealed that 92% of teenagers ages 13-17 go online daily. Out of that number, 24% say they are online “almost constantly” and 56% . . . . Continue Reading


The Truth of Suboxone Abuse

Suboxone: What is it? Suboxone is a drug commonly used to assist opiate addicts with weaning themselves off of other substances, and is a powerful combination of Buprenorphine and Naloxone, both created to combat serious effects of opioid addiction. Buprenorphine– a synthetic opiate created to prevent withdrawal symptoms that come from ceasing use of heroin or other opioids . . . . Continue Reading


5 Tips For Surviving Detox at An All-Women’s Facility

(This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model) The number one reason that people put off treatment is their fear of the withdrawal symptoms they will inevitably experience. Thankfully, there is detox at an at all women’s facility that can treat you medically for your . . . . Continue Reading


7 Reasons Why You Should Go to Rehab in the Winter

Anytime you decide you’re sick and tired of relying on alcohol and other drugs is a good time to get help. If you notice that your drug habit is ruining your relationships, causing problems at work or a loss of a job, altogether, and creating financial hardships – not to mention taking a toll on . . . . Continue Reading