Tag Archives: Addiction

The Communication Barrier of Sexual Addiction Recovery

Trouble With Couple-Are You Dating A Sex Addict Whether the use of porn or the presence of sexual addiction influences the quality of an intimate relationship has been debated fiercely in the psychological community. It seems that the tide is turning in the debate and evidence is mounting that they are problematic, specifically when it comes to communicating well! It is well established [...]
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Alternative Therapies for Substance Abuse Addiction

Woman utilizing alternative therapy for substance abuse There are a number of options available for individuals seeking Alternative Therapies for Substance Abuse Addiction. With any kind of therapy treatment, it is important to consider what therapies best fit your needs and recovery focus. In general, holistic programs look at an integrated physical, mental, and spiritual model for treating substance abuse and addiction [...]
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Relapse Prevention Skills for Sexual Addiction Recovery

Man struggling with sexual addiction relapse It is incredibly hard to see the air you breathe, similarly it is frustrating to desire change that you don’t know how to create. While recovery can often seem like this—trying to live in a way you have never known possible—there are practical steps you can take. First, remember that lapses in behavior aren’t relapses, [...]
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How Do You Start a Conversation About Addiction?

Friends discussing alphaprodine abuse. Contributed by JourneyPure, The Standard in Addiction Treatment. In the distance, there are the familiar sounds of raised voices—two, maybe three. They are arguing…“No—wait—please. I just want to talk!”  Then…“Just leave me alone—you don’t know anything—I don’t want to talk about it!”  Followed by the inevitable slamming of the door…silence…and the muffled cries of the [...]
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Like me! Teens Sharing Drug and Alcohol Abuse on Social Media

Group of Happy Teens Contributor: Amy Kuechler, PsyD, psychologist for the adolescent dual diagnosis program at Rogers Behavioral Health. For many teenagers, having hundreds or even thousands of followers and friends monitoring their every move on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Vine is just the new norm. Likes, views and favorites for social media photos, statuses [...]
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