Giving Up Alcohol

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”GIVING UP ALCOHOL” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Most people with alcohol related problems do not decide to quit out of the blue or change their drinking habits overnight. Recovery is typically a gradual process. In the early stages of change, denial can be a major stumbling block. Even after admitting you have a drinking problem, you may […]

Retreats for Depression

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”RETREATS FOR DEPRESSION” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Depression can be debilitating. While most of us feel sad from time to time, feeling sad all of the time may be a sign of depression. At home, everyday life may contribute to your depression, and negative thoughts may flourish. Breaking the cycle by attending a retreat for depression can […]

Heroin Addiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”HEROIN ADDICTION” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Heroin is a powerful street drug derived from the opium poppy. Its effects reach the brain quickly, and a user can develop a strong dependency in a relatively short period of time. Once the user becomes addicted to heroin, their main purpose in life is to search out and use the […]

Sex and Love Addiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”SEX AND LOVE ADDICTION” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Addictions to sex and love is the preoccupation or obsession with sex or romantic love. It’s a psychological addiction and is thought to effect up to 8% of the population. Although it is yet to be recognised as a disorder in the diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM, a continually […]

Heroin Effects

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”HEROIN EFFECTS” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal substance. Once taken it affects the dopamine neurotransmitter, causing a sensation of pleasure. This sensation is accompanied by other effects like numbness, vomiting, and slowed breathing and heart rate.

Heroin Overdose

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”HEROIN OVERDOSE” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Heroin is a powerful, illegal street drug that is derived from the opium poppy. As soon as it is taken, it moves quickly to affect the brain. As the user builds tolerance, more of the drug is required to achieve the same effects, and taking larger doses may lead to an […]

Alcohol Withdrawal

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL TREATMENT” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text] THE LEVELS OF WITHDRAWAL Physicians recognize three levels of alcohol withdrawal: Level 1) Minor Withdrawal: Shaky hands, increased sweating, mild irritability and anxiety, insomnia, nausea and headache. These relatively mild symptoms may appear within 6 to 12 hours after one stops drinking.

How to Help an Alcoholic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”HOW TO HELP AN ALCOHOLIC” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Alcoholism is a debilitating dependence on alcohol that causes problems in the lives of the alcoholic, their family, and friends. Helping an alcoholic is a difficult and emotional undertaking, but it can mean the difference between their success or failure in quitting.

Myths about Alcohol Misuse

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”MYTHS ABOUT ALCOHOL MISUSE” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text] FIVE COMMON MYTHS ABOUT ALCOHOLSM AND ALCOHOL ABUSE MYTH #1: I CAN DEFINITELY STOP DRINKING ANYTIME I WANT TO.

Marijuana Addiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”MARIJUANA ADDICTION” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]In a recent study, it was estimated that 4.2 million of the 6.9 million Americans who are addicted to an illicit drug were addicted to marijuana. It is estimated that nine percent of marijuana users will become addicted, and if they start using in their early teens that number increases to […]