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How to Help Someone with an Addiction

How to Help an Addicted Friend or Family member This section will guide you on how to help someone with an addiction. When someone struggles with addiction, it can have serious negative effects on their relationships with family, friends, and work colleagues. If you know or suspect that someone in your life suffers from alcohol or drug addiction, you will probably want to help the one that you love, but this can be met with hostility or denial. Addiction is a chronic,  often relapsing emotional illness, and the path to recovery for someone who is addicted is often a long…

Understanding Alcohol Abuse

Having a beer or a glass of wine while out to dinner or socializing with friends is a common way that many relax and unwind. But when alcohol consumption becomes too frequent, or the amount consumed increases, it can be dangerous territory…

Understanding Addiction

Reaching out to help someone with an alcohol or drug problem is not easy. Get expert advice and rehab information from Castle Craig Hospital….

How to Become More Optimistic

Although most people don’t feel very optimistic starting recovery, developing a more optimistic attitude greatly improves your chances of long-term success. Optimism reduces stress, improves health, fosters perseverance, and most importantly, makes people believe they can stay sober if they try…

When to Change Sponsors

If you can, you should stick with one sponsor, because the better you know each other, the more productive your relationship will be. Sometimes that isn’t possible or desirable. Here are some reasons you might need to change sponsors….

Relationship therapy

One step in a 12 Step programs is to make amends with those you have wronged when using drugs or alcohol. 1.2 million people are affected by drug abuse in their families. With a lot of trust and honesty, it is possible for relationships to be mended during recovery. Click here to learn more now….

Inspiration Songs To Listen To While in Recovery

There is always a story within the lyrics that audiences feel they can relate to and sympathize with. Artists have written songs either about their experience with drug use or someone else’s to better teach audiences about different experiences with struggle and recovery. Click here to learn more….

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

The tasks for keeping your heart healthy are actually pretty simple but will cause a change in lifestyle for those who normally are not careful with their diet, exercise, and sleep. It is important to ensure a healthy heart by making healthy choices since you are the only one who can take care of it. Learn more….

How Much Nature Do We Need a Day

Walking outsides is good for your mental health as well as a study in 2009 saying taking a nature walk can reduce stress levels. It was also said in 2013 how walking on a green space can put the brain in a meditative state. Click here to learn more….

Celebrities with Mental Illness Part 1

t is important to never assume that just because celebrities look happy and make a lot of money that they do not have underlying issues. Luckily, there are many celebrities who are willing to let the public know that they have a disorder in order to bring more awareness to it and let the public know they are not alone….

Fidget Spinners Help ADHD

Attention deficit problems are often treated with methods of self-distraction, like how fidget spinners help ADHD patients with subtle stress relief and constant motion….