Are you a young adult who has struggled with depression and using drugs as a method for coping with it? Are you now finding it difficult to become independent and live a healthy lifestyle? The key to getting your life in order is to work on your overcoming your depression, which can begin by getting in touch with a counselor. After having a few counseling sessions, you might begin to feel more positive about life by getting to the bottom of what caused you to become depressed.
30 June 2019
If Dr. Suess were still alive, he might have written a book about ADHD that would be both educational and funny. It might even have a title similar to the one above. The good news about ADHD is that it is easily diagnosed, and once you know that your child has it, you can learn to cope with it using a little humor every day. Here are some of the usual signs of the disorder, how you can treat each symptom, and how to cope with each symptom using humor.
22 February 2019
If you're trying to kick a habit to an opioid such as heroin, the treatment center that you visit may suggest a number of different options. One method that you'll frequently hear about is Suboxone — a form of medication that is effective for helping addicts shift the odds in their favor as they face the difficult battle to get clean from opioid addiction. The counselor and/or health practitioner who will be helping you to get clean can talk to you about the pros and cons of Suboxone in comparison to other treatment methods, but here area three benefits that you'll notice upon taking this medication.
18 October 2018
Children are often quite odd. They do things that as adults no one would ever do. Even you, as a parent, know that some of the things your kids do are just bizarre. So, how do you tell when their weird behaviors are just "kid stuff," versus "OMG! the kid needs a therapist!"? Here is how to recognize unhealthy behaviors in your children and why they need to start therapy with a qualified child therapist right away.
26 May 2018
Relationships can be wonderful and enriching for a long list of reasons, but when you're a recovering drug addict, you need to be extremely discerning about those with whom you enter into a relationship. It's important to remember that you may feel shaky about your sobriety, especially if it's new. In fact, many newly sober people avoid relationships entirely for an extended period of time until they feel up to the task.
8 March 2018
Being a teenager is never easy. There are so many changes going on, that life can get overwhelming. When that happens, teens can turn to substance abuse as a way to cope with a life that's out of control. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to identify a substance abuse problem, especially if you don't know what you're looking for. Substance abuse can affect every facet of your child's life – including physically, behaviorally and psychologically.
16 July 2016
Getting sober once and for all is a huge commitment to make, but it's one that can provide many benefits in life such as the ability to achieve and maintain a healthier look, the option to save more money, and the opportunity to make new inspirational friends. You don't have to commit to an inpatient rehabilitation process in order to succeed with sobriety, but it is important to take steps that help keep you on the right path as you grow and learn to live a happily sober life.
17 April 2016
Facing a charge for driving under the influence can be a serious matter. Unfortunately, this is an issue that some drivers may downplay due to a lack of knowledge about the consequences of this charge. In particular, there are a couple of routinely asked questions about these charges, and it is important for defendants to understand the answers to a couple of questions to ensure they are prepared for what to expect with this type of charge.
30 March 2016
Oftentimes, individuals struggle to make sense of things. They find themselves in situations that they don't know how to handle. Instead of feeling like you have nowhere to turn, you can begin a new journey with a life coach by your side. These individuals have helped countless people just like you become the person they want to be and achieve their dreams in no time. To help you better understand what you can take away from a life coach, here are three things they will help you realize.
24 March 2016
Were you or your spouse involved in an emotional affair? If so, you may be wondering if there is any hope for your relationship. Perhaps there is still love there, but you are likely facing a slew of emotions and the trust in your relationship may be at an all-time low. It is possible to recover from an emotional affair and have a healthy and meaningful relationship. The following are a few things that can be done to help your relationship.
22 March 2016