Kelsey Huberty M.A., LAADAC, CCTP is the Clinical & Program Director at Anchored Tides Recovery. She has in-depth training, knowledge, and experience working with addiction, mental health, and trauma recovery.
Other Addictions and Treatment
Sex addiction, gambling addiction, pornography addiction, and other types of process addictions, are accompanied by changes in brain chemistry much like those of drug or alcohol addiction. These changes to the brain’s reward system make these other addictions dangerous and hard to overcome without proper treatment.
Sex addiction, gambling addiction, and pornography addiction all have serious negative consequences. Addicted individuals may experience destruction of personal relationships, job loss, or financial instability. Further, it is not uncommon for one to have a process addiction in conjunction with an alcohol or drug addiction and other mental health issues.
Sex Addiction and Treatment
Sex addiction is the inability to control sexual impulses, even if the impulses become self harming. Learn more about the all-consuming need to have sex associated with sex addiction and how it can put an individual at risk for personal, health, financial, and legal problems.
Sex Addiction Self-Test
If you are concerned that you or someone you know is addicted to sex, this quiz can help you confirm your suspicions.
Pornography Addiction and Treatment
Pornography addiction is the obsessive need to view sexually enticing images. Pornography addictions can be detrimental to an individual’s personal relationships, career, and finances.
Pornography Addiction Self-Test
Here’s a tool to help you figure out if you or a loved one is suffering from an addiction to pornography.
Gambling Addiction and Treatment
Gambling addiction is the compulsive need to bet. Information is provided regarding the fact that those with a gambling addiction feel an all-consuming need to bet and have difficulty stopping this behavior without the appropriate treatment.
Gambling Addiction Self-Test
This quiz may help you determine if you or your loved one is struggling with a gambling addiction and needs treatment now.