Knowing the Root Cause of Your Addiction

Knowing the Root Cause of Your Addiction

Knowing the Root Cause of Your Addiction When focusing on making changes to addictive patterns of behavior, the behavior itself tends to take center stage. Whether it’s compulsive sexual behavior, alcohol use, drug use, or gambling, the natural thing is to want to disrupt the pattern of behavior. After all,

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Holiday Recovery… Can It Wait?

Holiday Recovery... Can It Wait?

Holiday Recovery… Can It Wait? From Thanksgiving through the New Year, prioritizing yourself can be a tall order. This is true for everyone, and especially for people who are dealing with an addiction. Whether you are dealing with your own addiction to substances, alcohol, or sex, or you’re in a

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The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People

The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People

The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People What are Substance Use Disorders? Most of us are familiar with the term “substance abuse,” or “addiction,” to refer to someone who has a drug or alcohol-related problem. The term “substance use disorder” is a bit less familiar to many. It’s

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Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better! Men benefit from therapy just as much as anyone else, but are generally very apprehensive about actually going to see a therapist. Only 2 out of 100 men seek outpatient help for depression, for example; the other 8 are more

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What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help?

What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help?

What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help? Post Induction Therapy is a type of therapy that was created to help people with developmental immaturity that comes from developmental wounds. This style of therapy was developed by Pia Mellody, a leading proponent of issues relating to love addiction

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3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own

3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own

3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own Quitting drugs on your own is hard. Addiction is such a multifaceted disease — affecting your physical, emotional, and mental well-being — that it is much more effectively treated with professional help. Whether you’re looking for assistance

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