You Don’t Have to Confront Addiction Alone

Addiction and an overly exaggerated sense of independence tend to go together. Often, the addiction started in the first place because the person began to soothe themselves with the addiction rather than reach out to others, which would have been far healthier. In the same right, addicts tend to be more resistant to reaching out […]

When Intervention is Necessary

Addicts do not tend to appreciate being called out on their addiction. It is typically a source of shame and deeply seeded self-loathing. But, many addicts are still capable of listening to reason over time and finding their way back from addiction or finding their way into a recovery program. There are some addicts, however, […]

Reaching Out for Addiction Help

Addiction is considered a legitimate disease by medical and mental health professionals. This should make it clear how serious addiction is, and how difficult it is to overcome. When you are addicted to something, your brain chemistry is literally working against you to crave the object of your addiction and motivate you to seek it […]

What to Look For

Identifying an addict in your life can be easy or it can be difficult, even if the addict is yourself. Addicts can be masters of hiding their problem, from themselves and from others. It is the nature of an addict to not want to be caught. This is why assessing addiction can come with a […]

The First Step is the Hardest

No one wants to admit that they are an addict. Confronting that truth is scary and difficult, and it acknowledges the necessity of change in one’s life. It can also be wounding to the ego, because admitting that you are an addict means admitting that you are not in control of yourself. But rest assured, […]