Did You Grow Up With a Problem Drinker? Al-Anon Is for You!

Al-Anon is for families, relatives, and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. If someone close to you, such as a family member, friend, coworker, or neighbor, has or has had a drinking problem, the following questions may help you determine if Al-Anon is for you. Do you constantly seek approval and… Continue reading Did You Grow Up With a Problem Drinker? Al-Anon Is for You!

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) is a twelve-step program for people recovering from sex addiction and love addiction. SLAA was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976, by a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Though he had been a member of AA for many years, he repeatedly acted out and was serially unfaithful to his… Continue reading Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

The Basics EVERYONE Must Know About Alcoholics Anonymous And Addiction Treatment

One of the oldest forms of dealing with addiction is to be a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (simply known as AA). Many people that are getting to know about this group of people recently are having some misconceptions about the group. Alcoholics Anonymous And Addiction Treatment Some people see them as a bunch of unserious… Continue reading The Basics EVERYONE Must Know About Alcoholics Anonymous And Addiction Treatment

Healthy Brain An Overview

Work On A Healthy Brain All of us already know that doing exercise is to keep our body fit, but do you think about exercising your brain? And what type of exercise does it need anyway? What are the truths and myths? What is the secret to mental agility? How to keep your Brain Healthy… Continue reading Healthy Brain An Overview

How Do You Know If You're An Alcoholic?

An Alcoholic? Unlike normal afflictions such as diabetes, there is no test either for alcoholism or for a predisposition to it. Unfortunately, abnormal behavior and bad results such as physical deterioration, financial hardship, broken relationships and entanglements with the law often happen before it is clear that someone has the disease. Yes, it is a… Continue reading How Do You Know If You're An Alcoholic?

How to Live With an Alcoholic

Alcoholism is called a “family disease” because it affects the drinker and everyone close to the drinker. Living with an alcoholic is tumultuous and tiring. Family members often find themselves just as involved with the disease as the alcoholic. Follow these steps to help make living with an alcoholic as easy as possible. Take care… Continue reading How to Live With an Alcoholic

How to Avoid Cocaine Use

Avoid Cocaine Use Whether you have never tried cocaine, want to quit cocaine or recently stopped using cocaine, avoiding using cocaine is an important part of your life. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, approximately 906,000 people try cocaine for the first time every year. That is about 2,500 new users per… Continue reading How to Avoid Cocaine Use

How to Encourage a Parent to Drink Less Alcohol

Drink Less Alcohol Living with an alcoholic parent is no fun. You’re too embarrassed to invite friends over, so you don’t even bother making any. Not only does your parent’s drinking affect her life, it silently destroys yours. Take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone and there are steps you can take to… Continue reading How to Encourage a Parent to Drink Less Alcohol

Sexual Addiction Behavior Types

Sex in the head According to Patrick Carnes, there are 11 sexual addiction behavior types. This information is important when when working with sexually addictive or codependents or co-addicts of sex addicts. As you will see, sex addiction comes in many forms and types. Anything from the lone web surfer who spends 5 hours a… Continue reading Sexual Addiction Behavior Types

How to Talk to a Parent Who Had a Drinking Problem

Alcoholism a Misunderstood Disease Alcoholism is one of the most frequently misunderstood diseases. People who are addicted to alcohol feel powerless and out of control when it comes to managing their alcohol intake. They will continue drinking even when they know their behavior is having a negative impact. Even after the alcoholic has gotten treatment,… Continue reading How to Talk to a Parent Who Had a Drinking Problem