Addiction Topic: LifeStyle and Addiction (p. 1 of 19)

  • Motivation: What Is It Exactly?

    Motivation: What Is It Exactly?

    Motivation is defined as the reason(s) for a person to act or behave a certain way. In other words, motivation is the reason we do what we do. A common myth is motivation is tied to one achieving grand things or accomplishing some big task. Every person has motivation to do something, whether that is to lose weight or start a business.
    On the other side some are motivated to drop out of...

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  • Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Back in the "good old days," it seemed that parents worried more about their teenagers taking illegal or "street" drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or similar drugs than they did about their teenagers taking prescription or "legal" drugs. The danger of teenagers taking illegal drugs still exists; unfortunately, the incidences of teenagers taking and abusing prescription drugs are rising....

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  • The Value in Faith Based Alcohol Treatment

    The Value in Faith Based Alcohol Treatment

    While many authorities focus on the dangers of addiction to heroin, cocaine and other illegal drugs, there is another problem that is even larger and potentially far more dangerous. That problem is addiction to and abuse of alcohol, a drug that is no less dangerous even though it is completely legal.
    In fact, addiction to alcohol can be just as debilitating, and potentially just as deadly,...

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  • A Holistic Approach to Drug and Alcohol Addiction

    A Holistic Approach to Drug and Alcohol Addiction

    If you or someone you care about has been struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you are probably exploring your treatment options and wondering which approach will be the most effective. Finding the right treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is not always an easy, or a fast, process, and the wealth of choices can make the selection that much harder.
    One of the options you...

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  • The Value of Faith Based Meth Addiction Help

    The Value of Faith Based Meth Addiction Help

    From coast to coast the problem of meth addiction has been growing with every passing year. Meth addiction is not confined to the inner cities or poor parts of the country, and meth addicts come from all walks of life. Men and women, young and old, rich and poor - they can all fall victim to the problem of meth addiction and be subject to all the dangers that addiction can create.
    From the...

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  • The Importance of Heroin Relapse Prevention

    The Importance of Heroin Relapse Prevention

    To the uninitiated, getting off heroin can seem like the most difficult thing a person could ever do, but longtime addicts know better. Those experienced former addicts know that recovering from heroin addiction is a lifelong struggle, not a short-term project that can be completed and forgotten.
    Another thing those former addicts know is that avoiding relapses can be even harder than...

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  • Traditional and Alternative Alcoholism Rehabilitation Methods

    Traditional and Alternative Alcoholism Rehabilitation Methods

    When many people think about addiction, they first picture individuals who have become dependent on illegal street drugs like meth and cocaine. But there is another side to addiction - one that is far more common and just as dangerous. That common problem is that alcohol abuse and alcoholism, can be just as debilitating and potentially deadly as any drug problem.
    In fact the problems...

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  • The Value of Christian Treatment Centers for Meth Abuse

    The Value of Christian Treatment Centers for Meth Abuse

    The problem of meth abuse has never been greater, and the dangers have never been more intense. From the inner cities to the most rural parts of the country, the use of meth has been growing to epidemic proportions and taking even law enforcement by surprise.
    Sometimes the problem of meth abuse flies under the radar, with addicts making their own supplies and sharing meth with their...

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  • The Pharmaceutical Approach to Lifelong Sobriety

    The Pharmaceutical Approach to Lifelong Sobriety

    There are many different approaches to treating alcohol use, abuse and addiction, and each approach has its own unique benefits for the problem drinker. Some alcoholics respond quite readily to the combination of peer support and spirituality pioneered so effectively by groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), while others find that alternative forms of treatment like cognitive behavioral therapy...

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  • Is Drinking for Your Health the Right Way to Go?

    Is Drinking for Your Health the Right Way to Go?

    Many recent studies have revealed that moderate drinking may bring health benefits, but it is becoming increasingly apparent that it is never a good idea to simply jump on a new health trend. It may be too soon for you to begin drinking with good health and wellness in mind.
    Understanding Alcohol the Studies Studies in the past decade have indicated that having a moderate amount of alcohol,...

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