eating disorders

Eating Disorders – Fast Facts

Some of my most popular social media links are based on eating disorders. I find this a little strange, because I rarely receive a phone call on that very subject. In any case, I put together a quick sheet. In the United States eating disorders are more common than Alzheimer's disease. As many as one million women … Continue reading Eating Disorders – Fast Facts

Internet Addiction

Web Junkie – Internet Addiction Documentary

Internet Addiction is a hot topic, especially in our home. My son, who is 7, will be the first generation of children born with an iPad in their hands. Ok, that might be an exaggeration, but he did get one at the age of two.  I wonder what the effects will be both mentally and … Continue reading Web Junkie – Internet Addiction Documentary

Health Insurance

Confused about Health Insurance?

Insurance terms are confusing. Don't be frustrated, because I can help. Read the original article on our main site. The link is above. 

Addiction Treatment

How many types of mental health professionals are there

Admitting you need help is difficult. Seeking recovery for mental, emotional, spiritual, or relationship issues can be particularly challenging. You must also factor in your healthcare options. What services does your healthcare provider cover? Here are some options .... there are quite a few. Psychologist When many people think of a psychologist, the first image that … Continue reading How many types of mental health professionals are there

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Is Adult ADHD Real?

Yes, it is real.  Unfortunately, some people pretend to have the disorder so they can score some drugs. Don't let this prevent you from getting treatment. Fight the stigma; because like children, adults who suspect they have ADHD should be evaluated by a licensed mental health professional. Just beware, that the professional may need to consider … Continue reading Is Adult ADHD Real?

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Drug Addicts and Alcoholics – Tell the Truth

When I was drunk or high, there was an easy way to tell if I was telling the truth ... words were coming out of my mouth. Read the rest of the story on our main site.   Our 800RecoveryHub site offers free and confidential help 

Chronic Pain Addiction

Chronic pain treatment for the recovering drug addict or alcoholic

When you have pain that has bothered you for more than 3 months and doesn’t seem to get better with time, you may be experiencing chronic pain. Major causes of chronic pain include: lower back problems nerve damage migraine headaches. sickle cell anemia a arthritis pancreatitis fibromyalgia There are many other causes of pain, and sometimes the cause is unknown.

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Alcohol – The Cure for Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is the fear of situations that involve interacting with other people. It is also worrying about being negatively judged and evaluated by others. This disorder is chronic and causes problems in almost all areas of a person's life. Since alcohol can reduce stress, it is a quick and easy solution ....

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Sex and Love Addiction

Sex and love addiction has the same progressive patterns as other addictions.  The sexual addict struggles to control their behaviors, and feels guilt over their constant failure and lack of "willpower". Their loss of self-esteem get bigger and this fuels the need to escape even further into their addictive behaviors. This cycle will repeat. A sense of powerlessness … Continue reading Sex and Love Addiction

Tell me about self-help and support groups

People who attend mutual aid/support groups often find a deep sense of fit--a sense of finally discovering and connecting to the whole of which one is a part. Within this community of like-minded individuals, mutual aid/support groups help you take responsibility for your alcohol and drug problems and for your recovery.