Addiction–A Brain Disease

Addiction is a brain disease. Initial drug use may be voluntary, however, once the addiction develops the control the substance abuser had is drastically disrupted. Addicts become substance abusers because they like the way it makes them feel, of that pleasure of that first “jolt” then they repeat it the second time and the third [...]

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First Step To Treating Addiction

Addiction comes in many forms and often the problems we do not see as addictive can turn into something uncontrollable. Realizing an addiction is the first step towards treatment. Once you are able to deal with the fact and understand that you are addicted to something, you will feel the need to do something about [...]

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Chronic Gambling Is An Addiction

Gambling for many is a past time and a fun thing to do once in a while. While some win, most people stand a better chance to loose but your eagerness to win can lead to an addiction like none other. Once you are addicted to gambling, whether it is going to casinos or a [...]

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A Few Things That Can Lead To Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is an extremely dangerous type of addiction and if it not treated in a timely manor, it can take over a person’s life and become lethal. While some alcohol addiction is seen as genetic, there are others that someone can develop due to certain things in their life. Regardless this addiction does not [...]

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Ways To Bring Awareness To An Addict

For those who are addicted to substance abuse, it is hard for them to come to terms with the terrible disease they are suffering. For them the first step to recovery is awareness and then admitting that they have a problem. More often they will not admit to the problem and as a result you [...]

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Good Versus Bad Addictions

When we think of addiction, most often we think of the negative impact it has on you and the people around you. Not all addictions are considered bad and some can actually help you with your everyday life. Other addictions which are more common as a bad habit will hinder your everyday life and your [...]

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How To Notice Closeted Addicts?

While it is easy to notice some people and pinpoint their addictions, there are others who are completely closeted about it. For those people it is even more dangerous as they do not let you into their lives enough for you to understand. With closeted addicts, you do not see them or hear about them [...]

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