Tobacco cravings can be incredibly powerful for smokers, which is why curbing the habit can be so difficult. But there are ways to boost your willpower and make quitting smoking easier. Here are some ideas to help you kick your smoking habit for good, from distraction techniques to prescription options your GP can help you […]
Living with chronic pain can be both physically and emotionally exhausting. It’s not surprising that more Americans than ever before are looking for ways to get some relief. With over 40 million people across the county currently dealing with opioid addiction, pain sufferers are looking for other treatment options. For many years, the pain from […]
While overcoming substance abuse is often considered a personal struggle that affects only the user, in the context of a family setting, drug and alcohol abuse can negatively impact the whole family.
For many, social drinking is something to look forward to after a hard week’s work with your peers. Going out for a few to the local pub can be enjoyable and serves as a way to bond with your colleagues, but it’s also dangerous; drinking culture is widespread in the UK, and it can enable […]
Drug and alcohol addiction are conditions that affect both the addict and the people closest to them. To beat the addiction requires support from the addict’s family and friends, as they choose rehabilitation.
“Huffing” from cans, also known as whip-Its or laughing gas, is a dangerous activity that has unfortunately increased in popularity throughout the past few decades, especially amongst teens. Breathing nitrous oxide — which is the deadly gas used recreationally in these activities — is deeply addictive and can cause many health issues. While the idea […]
If You Are Struggling With Mental Health Issues, There Is a Solution It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your journey to permanent sobriety or if you’re bouncing back from a relapse. If you’re someone who’s been struggling with alcoholism, one of the most important decisions you could ever make is to learn to live […]
When you first think of Thailand, one of the very first things that come into mind is paradise and luxury. Sun, the beach, exotic food, warm weather. Thailand is a country to visit. All these also means that it’s a go-to for fun, partying, drinking, and drugs. While this has been the notion many years […]
Suffering from drug addiction is not a character flaw or something to be ashamed of, and it takes will power and persistence to quit. If you or a friend has developed an addiction to drugs, then you most probably never expected to get addicted in the first place. Most people who develop addictive behaviors start […]
Alcoholism and drug addiction is a disease whose negative effects can be felt on loving relationships. It can create dysfunction and trauma among the people in a relationship. And, dysfunctional relationships can also cause addiction. In some cases, people abuse substances trying to cope with relationships that have negativity.