1. How your brain chemistry affects your addiction

    The Butler Center for Research has published an update about the functionality of brain chemistry and why chronic substance abusers continue their destructive behavior even when there is clear evidence that it leads to a myriad of problems. Click here to read the full article. (more…)…Read More

  2. The truth behind addiction

    The word addiction is thrown around very freely these days, and the first things that come to mind for most of us, is alcohol, drugs and maybe even cigarettes. In Shawn Henfling's article for The Good Men Project, he offers another perspective as he takes a deeper look into addiction, and gives us m…Read More

  3. Using faith to recover from addiction

    Do you feel hopeless? Do you feel that your situation has no way of getting better? Do you feel like your addiction is bigger than you and you don’t have the power or the will to look it in the eye and beat it? Turning to faith That’s where faith comes in. Jeff Jay, author of Navigating Grace: …Read More

  4. Silent Epidemic: Seniors and Addiction

    Most of us are aware of the addiction problems facing the younger generation, but did you know that the risk of addiction can also affect seniors? Many people, in the older generation, are prescribed medications that may seem harmless, but overdose of such medications can be just as harmful as th…Read More

  5. For Addicts, Fantasy Sites Can Lead to Ruinous Path

    Do you know someone struggling with an addiction? Have they been struggling to combat the addiction, and are now starting to engage in fantasy sites, or fantasy sports? There has been a large scale debate discussing whether fantasy sports – an unregulated multibillion-dollar industry financed by…Read More

  6. 10 % of American adults has had a serious drug problem

    Are you or a loved one struggling with a substance abuse problem? Have you considered the help of a mental health professional? In this article in Newsweek, it is reported that 1 in 10 American adults experience a serious drug problem at some point in life, and only 25 percent of them received profe…Read More

  7. Defusing the Cravings Bomb in Addiction Recovery

    We've all felt a craving for something at some point in our lives. Be it a craving for pizza, ice cream or a delicious hamburger, cravings are a part of every day life. For an addict on his road to recovery, a craving can be the source of his downfall. When a craving that is associated with drug use…Read More

  8. Hypersexual disorder can be linked to hyperactive stress systems

    Do you know someone with a sex addiction, or an overactive sex drive? Recent research has shown that sex addiction can be linked to hyperactive stress systems. In a stress regulation test using the cortisone drug dexamethasone, men with hypersexual disorder showed higher levels of stress hormones t…Read More