The existence of behavioral addictions is still a controversial topic among addiction experts. While some argue that the problematic behaviors exhibited by people with behavioral addictions closely mimic the behavior of drug and alcohol addicts, others feel that so-called behavioral addictions aren’t really addictions at all, but simply bad habits. However, when we look at [...] Read More
Let’s first answer the question of what a process addiction is. According to www.processaddictions.com, process addictions refer to the obsession to take part in certain activities or behaviors. Process addictions can manifest themselves in a number of ways. Virtually every activity or behavior that triggers the release natural feel good chemicals like dopamine and serotonin [...] Read More
“Confess your sins to one another that you might be healed” – James 5:17 “Isolation is our response to sin, community is our response to reconciliation.” – Brad House Isolation When we’re caught in self-destructive behavior our natural disposition is to hide. It started with Adam and Eve in Eden and it hasn’t stopped since. This is [...] Read More
For many individuals, gambling can be a form of recreation, particularly when traveling or on vacation. This can range on a variety of activities, including sports games, races, casino/card games, and more, which often are accessible in vacation spots and tourist locations. While gambling might seem harmless, especially if done on occasion during travels or [...] Read More
The struggle with a gambling addiction can be one that leads to adverse consequences if left untreated, for both the individual suffering and their loved one involved. While the options for addiction treatment may seem plentiful for substance abuse, a person dealing with a gambling addiction may be unsure as to what options are available [...] Read More
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