January 16, 2020

Having a strong support network can make recovery and life much easier for anyone who is suffering with addiction.

As a recovering addict rebuilds their life and their self, a support network can help to motivate and encourage them.

A strong support network includes the...

January 11, 2020

Marijuana or otherwise known as cannabis is a heavily used drug that millions of people around the world are addicted to.

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the consequences that a marijuana addiction may have.

The second part of our consequences of a marijuana ad...

January 9, 2020

It is very common for those trying to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction to also suffer from other negative emotions; such as, guilt or shame.

This may be partly due to the actions and consequences of their behaviors in which then took part in while being under the in...

January 7, 2020

It is a question that many loved ones of addicts ask counselors, therapists, and doctors; why does a person use drugs or drink alcohol?

For those that do not consume any of these harmful substances it is very difficult for them to understand the reasons why other people...

January 4, 2020

Alcoholism is a destructive disease that affects communities around the world.

Men and women across the world are battling an addiction to alcohol. Some researchers believe that it’s caused by biological factors while others believe that alcoholism is influenced by envi...

January 2, 2020

Yoga offers a healthy outlet to cope with daily stress and triggers, aids in preventing relapse, and reduces withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

In the classical definition of Yoga given by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras, ahimsa (non-harming) has a place of relevance. It is...

January 1, 2020

Determining whether your substance use is problematic can be tricky. These questions can help you discover whether you need help.

Are you using just a little too much, or do you have a serious substance use problem?

Do you want that glass of wine or joint at the end of a...

December 31, 2019

Over this past week, we have had several individuals ask us through email and phone, if alcohol withdrawal can cause death.

We believe this is partly to do with the recent death of someone; his family believes he died from alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Since it is very ob...

December 30, 2019

Entering a rehab, or thinking about getting treatment at one, is a great step in the right direction, but this in fact is not the only challenge towards becoming sober.

The second challenge is one that an individual will face when they have begun treatment at the rehab;...

December 28, 2019

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, pot, weed, etc. is one of the most common drugs in the world.

Millions of users are addicted to the drug and experience unwanted consequences as a result of their addiction.

This is the third part of our Consequences of a Marijuana Addi...

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