Mental Health and Addiction Articles and Resources

Below are the latest articles on mental health issues and process addictions, many of which often tie into substance abuse. In the “Mental Health Navigation” menu, click on the drop-down arrow to find evergreen, general information related to mental health conditions, as well as process addictions such as food addiction and sexual addiction.

Marriage – Secret Affairs are a Path to Destruction

Couple standing on walkway Obviously, an affair is destructive because it is sex with someone other than your spouse, right! Well, hold on there for a moment. Yes, sex with another person is devastating, but you didn’t get there immediately, there are more insidious issues beneath the surface. Researchers and clinicians have long studied what makes marriages work, and [...]
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Female Military and Sexual Abuse – Find Healing & Hope

United States Aircraft Carrier There are few things in life as discouraging, depressing and altogether disgusting as sexual abuse of any person in any circumstance but abusing another person in the military under the guise of “protecting freedom” has a certain nuanced evil to it. It’s one thing to see evil at the hands of untrained, unprincipled, undisciplined folk; [...]
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Masking Loneliness Behind Promiscuity in Women

Woman struggling with loneliness and promiscuity Toddlers are great teachers. If you watch them closely, they show you a crystal clear picture of fulfilling urges and meeting emotional desires. They do it in a way that isn’t subtle, doesn’t use the clever, socially acceptable, or justified deceptions that we adults use. One moment the toddler screams in pain and the next [...]
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Veterans & PTSD – Why The Vulnerability to Addiction?

Veteran in a wheelchair As the United States grapples with what is being touted as the worst drug crisis in its history, an overshadowed victim often does not receive the attention it deserves. These are the veterans. Not only drinking rates are reported at an all time high, but veterans are also caught up in the current opioid epidemic. [...]
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Sex, Intimacy Issues & Porn Addiction in Women

beautiful 35 year old woman stands in front of the window Sexual intimacy is on an all-out assault from the culture, and if you think, it’s just men that are detaching from real human interaction to move toward the cheap replacement of porn and fantasies then think again. Pornography use among women is on the rise and it’s been reported that 1/3 of all Internet searches [...]
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