Uncontrollable abuse of cocaine [spacer size=”20″] Cocaine addiction is the obsessive or uncontrollable abuse of cocaine. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) shows promising results. Spiritual based Twelve-step programs such as Cocaine Anonymous (modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous) have some success combatting this problem. A cocaine vaccine is also being tested which may prevent the recipient from feeling…

Treat someone with sex addiction Treatment and recovery plans do vary and many include 12-step recovery programs modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous. Some of these programs include o Sex Addicts Anonymous o Sexaholics Anonymous o Sexual Compulsives Anonymous o Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous These above groups also offer online support and face-to-face meetings. A sex…

Deal With Sex Addiction [spacer size=”20″] The sex addict suffers from a compulsive disorder that prevents them from being in control of their sexual activities and trades or confuses the need for love and affection with the need for sexual satisfaction. Sex addicts will change their daily behavior to accommodate their need for constant sexual…

Partners of Sex Addicts [spacer size=”20″] Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) What is sex addiction? Sex addiction is an obsessive relationship to sexual thoughts, fantasies or activities that an individual continues to engage in despite adverse consequences. These thoughts, fantasies or activities occupy a disproportionate amount of “psychic space”, resulting in an imbalance in the person’s…

Alcoholic Parent [spacer size=”20″] Alcoholism as one of the worst drug problems in America, so know that you aren’t alone if you’re dealing with an alcoholic parent. There are techniques you can use to deal with an alcoholic parent and make this stressful situation more manageable. Know that your parent’s alcoholism isn’t your fault. If…

Al-Anon’s 12 Steps [spacer size=”20″] Study of these Steps is essential to progress in the Al-Anon program. The principles they embody are universal, applicable to everyone, whatever your personal creed. In Al-Anon, we strive for an ever-deeper understanding of these Steps, and pray for the wisdom to apply them to our lives. We admitted we…

Self Harmer is destructive behavior [spacer size=”20″] Self-destructive behavior is a widely used phrase describing a broad set of extreme actions and emotions including self-harm and drug abuse. It can take a variety of forms, and be undertaken for a variety of reasons. It is most visible in young adults and adolescents, but it may affect…