Uncontrollable abuse of cocaine

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… Continue reading Uncontrollable abuse of cocaine

How to treat someone with sex addiction

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… Continue reading How to treat someone with sex addiction

How to Deal With Sex Addiction

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… Continue reading How to Deal With Sex Addiction

Help For the Partners of Sex Addicts

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… Continue reading Help For the Partners of Sex Addicts

How to Help a Friend or Family Member with an Addiction

Family Member with an Addiction [spacer size=”20″] Forget everything you think you know about drug addiction and alcoholism unless you are an addict or alcoholic yourself. Keep an open mind and try to be patient. Remember what you are. If you are a parent, be a parent. If you are a friend be a friend.… Continue reading How to Help a Friend or Family Member with an Addiction

How to Deal With an Alcoholic Parent

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… Continue reading How to Deal With an Alcoholic Parent

How to Deal With a Loved One Addicted to Drugs

Addicted to Drugs [spacer size=”20″] People who have chosen drugs as a part of their life have also selfishly chosen to add their pain from their choice to their loved ones lives. So you have been (but not by choice) elected to deal with your loved ones drug addiction. How in hell can you accept… Continue reading How to Deal With a Loved One Addicted to Drugs

Benefits that one can obtain by participating in a group like Sex Addicts Anonymous

Sex Addicts Anonymous [spacer size=”20″] I’d like to talk about several benefits that one can obtain by participating in a group like Sex Addicts Anonymous. When anyone shares what they’re struggling with there is so often a sense of relief that comes from breaking the silence or in many cases, the secrecy that has held… Continue reading Benefits that one can obtain by participating in a group like Sex Addicts Anonymous

Al-Anon's 12 Steps

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… Continue reading Al-Anon's 12 Steps

Self Harmer

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┬ádrug 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… Continue reading Self Harmer