Types of Addictions

There are many misconceptions about addiction. In some cases, someone may joke that they have an addiction to something when, especially to those who are suffering from addiction, it is not a laughing matter. Although you can indeed experience addiction to many things other than illegal drugs, addiction is not merely defined by an affinity…

Is My Loved One an Alcoholic?

Is my loved one an alcoholic? It is not easy to discover whether your loved one is an alcoholic, and sometimes it takes something dire to accept the truth. Some people who struggle with substance abuse may not portray the common signs, such as a decline in health, slurring, and staggering. It may be difficult…

Dangers Of Binge Drinking

The dangers of binge drinking are not talked about as much as alcohol addiction is. We know that alcohol use disorder is a growing problem in the country. However, binge drinking is an issue that needs to be addressed. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 26.45 percent of people ages 18…

Alcoholism and Eating Disorders

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are two eating disorders that typically affect teen and adolescent girls. However, you don’t need to be a teen or a girl to struggle with eating disorders. Men, boys, adults, and the elderly all have developed and can develop an eating disorder. In essence, those who suffer from eating disorders…