How to do an intervention for alcoholics?

A mother speaks to her son about his alcoholism

You’re worried nonstop. In fact, you’ve been worried for a very long time now. You’re so concerned that you’re finding it hard to focus on anything else. Someone you love is struggling with alcohol addiction, and you’re terrified that this problem is going to result in serious consequences. You’re also tired of enabling the behavior

What Does It Cost to Be a Drug Addict?

Drug addiction is one of the most expensive lifestyles on the planet. Many drug addicts who are heavily addicted find that they’re spending more than a hundred dollars a day on the drugs that they need. Some users spend significantly more than that. However, it’s not just the financial aspect of drug addiction that can

What Are Some Successful Intervention Strategies?

Although addiction is a complex and chronic disease, treatment is available. Despite their circumstances and past histories, many people live happy and fulfilling lives in recovery. That said, addiction treatment typically requires a blend of various emotional and physical changes. While everyone is different with what they need, certain interventions naturally tend to have higher

The Art of Alcoholism

My friend Tall Girl and I were having an email conversation. She had just come back from New York and she was telling me about going to MOMA and seeing “her favorite Jackson Pollack” on display.I said, “People have favorite Pollocks? All those paint splotches just look the same to me. I like his dribbly

Energy Drink Addiction – Chasing the High

a view from above showing the tops of energy drink cans

Energy Drink Addiction – Chasing the High We live in a volatile time. We are a society addicted to more. Every time one turns around there is another product that has been developed with a primary goal of addicting the consumer. We hunger for the quick fix from easy weight loss without lifestyle changes or