When your ability to have a drink determines whether or not you attend a social event, perhaps it’s time to think about your relationship with alcohol.
Being a non-drinker and getting through the family Christmas celebration can be the toughest challenge of all. Here’s 10 ways to be with your family without giving into the grog!
There are many treatment options for the person with an alcohol or drug problem. Discover the most common approaches and work out which option, or combination of options, might be best for you.
Some people think addiction is a disease; others like to think that it is just a lack of willpower.
What we do know is that addiction, whether it be to alcohol, cigarettes or illegal drugs, is characterized by an inability to stop using the substance, even though it might be causing lifestyle, relationship or health problems. There have been huge advances in recent years showing how drugs and addiction affect the brain.
Hypnosis can be a powerful technique to support recovery from addiction. Developed by a renown practitioner, this audio program assists the subconscious to reprogram the addiction pathways and build new attitudes towards an ongoing healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.
It is physically and emotionally draining to love someone who has a problem with drugs or alcohol. The person you love may at times morph into an unpredictable, secretive and even violent stranger. Yet walking away is not always a simple option. This book helps family members see the dynamics of their relationship with the addict and to take control of their own lives and needs. It helps them to make decisions about the relationship’s future and shows them how to remain sane when everything seems out of control.
Giving up harmful ways of using alcohol or drugs is the first step on the road to a new you. However, all too often, you can still feel sick, bloated, lethargic. It’s enough to send you to the bar for a quick drink! The authors of 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery have been down that path and have come up with an impressive guide to help you reach a sense of true well being.