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Coping with Your Loved One’s Addiction

“Addiction is a family disease that stresses the family to the breaking point, impacts the stability of the home, the family’s unity, mental health, physical health, finances, and overall family dynamics,” says the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. And with more than 22 million Americans in need of treatment for alcoholism or a … Continued

Kiwi Tastes A Golden Nugget

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It becomes all he can think about it. A short, animated film by Andreas Hykade illustrates the cycle of addiction.  

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

Contrary to popular belief, the largest group of people dying from alcohol poisoning is not young adults in their late teens and early twenties. It’s middle aged adults – mostly men –  according to a new study by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Roughly 76 percent of all alcohol poisoning deaths are among … Continued

5 Things You Want to Know About Addiction

There’s a lot of information out there about alcoholism and drug addiction.  The sheer volume of articles, books, and videos on the topic can be overwhelming, and despite all of this, people are left still wanting answers. So, we’ve answered five of the top questions you may have about the topic. 1. Am I a … Continued

Rethinking Positive Thinking

Positive thinking isn’t necessarily as beneficial as we have thought.  In fact, Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg, tells us positive thinking often hinders us.  “Positive thinking fools our minds into perceiving that we’ve already attained our goal, slackening our readiness to pursue it.” Based on … Continued