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addiction

The Scary Truth About Millennials And Alcohol Abuse

Thirty-one percent of American alcoholics are young people, and over half of young alcoholics have been diagnosed with anti-social personality...

Lena Elkins
April 29 2016

I'm Not An Alcoholic, But Here's How I Knew I Needed To Stop Drinking

No, I'm not a recovering alcoholic. No, I haven’t adopted any radical diets that dictate abstinence, or discovered religion. It’s simply that I...

Annie Grace
April 21 2016

8 Reasons Women Cheat

Research suggests that women, much more so than men, are looking for emotional connection when they cheat. But what are the other differences?

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
April 18 2016

Why You Might Need A Totally Sober Lifestyle (Even If You're Not An Addict)

Vulnerability requires authenticity, and authenticity requires vulnerability. Neither of these outcomes is encouraged by the crutch of substances....

Biet Simkin
April 7 2016

Science-Backed Reasons To Add Coloring To Your Self-Care Practice

From stress and anxiety reduction to mindfulness and self-compassion, here are eight reasons the simple act of coloring should be a part of your...

Judy Clement Wall
April 5 2016

The One Change I Made To Overcome Years Of Depression & Anxiety

When I sought healing from depression, my drinking habits were never under scrutiny. But after I stopped drinking, I noticed my depression and anxiety...

Annie Grace
March 23 2016

What Everyone Should Understand About Addiction

If you or a loved one is seeking treatment, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) National Helpline at...

The Insidious Type Of Sexual Abuse You Might Be Ignoring

Covert incest survivors typically display the same adult-life symptoms and consequences as victims of overt sex abuse.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
March 3 2016

This is What ACTUALLY Causes Addiction

The more times a child is traumatized, the greater the likelihood of addiction and other later-life problems.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
February 23 2016

A Question To Help You Assess Your Relationship With Alcohol

Although I wasn't physically addicted, I believed that alcohol was vital to enjoying myself at social occasions and to relaxing at the end of a long...

Annie Grace
February 8 2016

I Went From 6 Cups Of Coffee A Day To Zero. Here's How

At my peak, I was chain-drinking coffee all day, usually five cups of cappuccino followed by an Americano later in the day.

Jeanette Bronée
November 30 2015

My Double Life As A High-Functioning Alcoholic (And How I Finally Found Happiness)

It took a dramatic event for me to admit that I had a problem and to finally face the reality of what I'd become.

Tyler C. Beaty
November 29 2015

I Had A Great Job, A Loving Boyfriend ... But I Couldn't Stop Using Drugs & Alcohol

During my twenties, I developed a dangerous relationship with cocaine. Thursday to Sunday every week, it was all about getting together with a group...

Natalie Edwards
November 13 2015

Science Says These Are The 10 Most Addictive Foods

Before you reach for that fry off your friend's plate, be warned: you might not be able to stop.

Emi Boscamp
October 30 2015

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic & AA Saved My Life

I’ve watched friends drink one glass of wine, maybe two, and then switched to water.I was not this type of drinker.

CJ Allen
September 18 2015

How Spirituality Can Help You Beat Addiction, According To Science

Though they may seem at opposite ends of the spectrum, addiction and spirituality are indisputably intertwined.

Andrea Jones
August 3 2015

Why Food Addiction Isn't Your Fault + 7 Ways To Curb Cravings

When it comes to why so many people are overweight, studies show that food addiction — particularly addiction to sugar — is often the root cause.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
July 21 2015