How Trauma Contributes to Substance Use Disorders

In Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction, mental health January 19th, 2024 No Comments

Have you ever wondered what really lies behind the struggle of substance use disorders? Often, it’s not just about the physical addiction; there’s a deeper story. One key player in this complex drama is trauma. It’s like an invisible thread that, in many cases, weaves through the lives of those battling with addiction. This article…

These Common Misconceptions about Addicts are Harmful

In Alcohol Addiction November 4th, 2022 No Comments

Addiction is an illness that is misunderstood by many people. Some misconceptions regarding addiction can be harmless, as long as they are not imposed on people suffering with addiction. However, when it comes to the way people see addicts, misconceptions can cause real harm. It is important to dispel some of the harmful ideas about…

How Do You Know If You’re In Denial?

In Alcohol Addiction September 3rd, 2022 No Comments

Has someone told you that you have a drinking problem? If so, did you believe them? One of the most common responses to alcoholism is denial, but figuring out if you’re in denial is tricky territory. Denial is a coping mechanism alcoholics use when the problem itself feels too big to confront. Admitting to yourself…

Look out for these Red Flags when dating as a Recovering Addict

In Alcohol Addiction August 2nd, 2022 No Comments

Recovering from addiction is a complex process that impacts every aspect of your life. One area in which many addicts struggle is dating. Unhealthy relationships can sabotage your recovery, whether that is because your partner becomes an enabler or because they cause you pain and trigger you. A particularly toxic person may even be rooting…

How are Eating Disorders and Addiction Connected?

In Alcohol Addiction July 5th, 2022 No Comments

Many people have noticed similarities between eating disorders and addictions. Indeed, eating disorders are some of the most common co-occurring disorders with addiction. In other words, people suffering with alcoholism or drug addiction are often suffering with eating disorders at the same time. Why is this the case? Is there really a connection between eating…

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