Holistic Approaches To Benzodiazepine Addiction Recovery

When your loved one grapples with benzodiazepine addiction, it can feel like they’re caught in a whirlwind, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by a plethora of treatment options. As a holistic addictions counselor, I’ve seen the profound impact that a holistic approach can have on benzodiazepine addiction recovery. This method is not merely about … Read moreHolistic Approaches To Benzodiazepine Addiction Recovery

Self-compassion In Breaking The Stigma

In today’s world, where so many voices and judgments surround us, the power of self-compassion becomes our most formidable ally. It’s not just a soft sentiment; it’s a radical act that can transform the way you perceive addiction and mental health, both in yourself and in those around you. When we talk about addiction, we … Read moreSelf-compassion In Breaking The Stigma

Tackling Addiction in a Holistic Way

If your significant other is fighting addiction, your fate is intertwined with theirs. Have faith; I understand. It’s common to reduce the process of recovering from addiction to simply not using substances anymore, but there’s more to it than that. Holistic healing is an option you could explore. There is a widespread myth that holistic … Read moreTackling Addiction in a Holistic Way

The Internet’s Dark Side: Easy Access to Prescription Drugs

The sheer scale of prescription drugs being purchased online is an alarming reality that needs urgent attention. According to that PubMed study, more than one-third of participants—35% to be exact—confessed to buying medications online without a proper prescription. These aren’t isolated incidents; these are patterns of behavior that hint at a wider societal problem. In … Read moreThe Internet’s Dark Side: Easy Access to Prescription Drugs

Can Medicinal Mushrooms Treat Addiction?

You might be surprised to learn that some researchers are exploring the potential of certain types of mushrooms, specifically those containing the psychoactive compound psilocybin, as a treatment for addiction. Studies have shown that psilocybin, found in what are commonly known as ‘magic mushrooms’, can have profound and lasting changes on perception and cognition, leading … Read moreCan Medicinal Mushrooms Treat Addiction?

Building A Strong Support System In Childhood Trauma And Addiction Recovery

If you’ve experienced childhood trauma, the path to recovery can feel overwhelming. But, borrowing from Bruce K. Alexander’s insights, it’s important to understand that you are not alone in this journey. It’s where the power of a strong support system comes into play, a concept that’s integral to your recovery from addiction. A support system … Read moreBuilding A Strong Support System In Childhood Trauma And Addiction Recovery

The Role Of Creativity In Spiritual Addiction Recovery

Substance abuse and alcoholism are major global health problems affecting countless people. The repercussions of these disorders on one’s physical and mental health, as well as one’s personal and professional life, can be devastating. Detox and addiction therapy are crucial first steps on the road to recovery, which is ultimately possible. This article’s focus is … Read moreThe Role Of Creativity In Spiritual Addiction Recovery

Is Meth Making a Comeback?

In the courtrooms, where the grim aftermath of substance abuse comes to light, there’s a concerning trend that you and your loved ones need to be aware of: the potential resurgence of methamphetamine, commonly known as meth. As a judge overseeing drug court proceedings, it’s critical to discuss this pressing issue and its implications, particularly … Read moreIs Meth Making a Comeback?

Binge-Watching: The New Face of Addiction?

Binge-Watching: Unmasking a New Generation Addiction As the facilitator of a group therapy session in a recovery center, it’s no surprise that you come across many stories of addiction. Recently, there’s a new term that keeps coming up in our discussions – “binge-watching.” The steady growth of video streaming services in South Africa has given … Read moreBinge-Watching: The New Face of Addiction?