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Human beings make about 35,000 conscious decisions every day. Each one of those decisions, no matter how small, is likely to have an impact on someone, somewhere, in some way. But, we typically have no idea what kind of impact our choices have made on the world around us. If you decide to have lunch…

5 Reasons why one should not have Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol has its origin from an Arabic term al-ḡawl which means bad influence or evil result for a headache. Alcohol has bad influence if its intake is in a higher amount. Any addiction is harmful to health but alcohol addiction leads to another addiction of drug or smoking or sex addiction. Too much intake of…

Trauma Can Lead to Eating Disorders

  Heather was raped when was she was a young adult. Her feelings of fear, rage, and powerlessness that followed became overwhelming and unmanageable. Initially, the stress she felt robbed her of her appetite; but, eventually, she began restricting her eating by choice. It gave her a sense of power over her body. In recent…

Know with Claudia Black – Why you need to have addiction?

Alcohol addiction or alcoholism is defined as the obsessive and unmanageable use of alcohol regardless of its negative impact on a person’s life. Individuals suffering from alcoholism frequently drink to excess, leaving their bodies dependent on the substance and making their lives unmanageable. As prolonged drug use continues, it can develop into treatment for drug…

How do I say NO to holiday drinking?

Holidays…It’s like music to ears, but are they actually good for us? A holiday is an excuse to abuse drinking. Holidays are not supposed to be enjoyed by drinking. There are several activities to enjoy vacation and alcohol intake is certainly not one of them. Alcohol could easily become addiction if not taken care. Following…

U.S. Surgeon General Issues a Call to Action on Addiction

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s release of Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health at yesterday’s Facing Addiction Summit was an unprecedented moment in our country’s fight against addiction and substance misuse. It is the first time in history that a U.S. surgeon general has issued a report focused…

Abusive Prescribed medicine…who thought?

You either have common cold or cancer, you always rely on medicines. Medicines have become your basic requirement. Prescribed medicine is the most common way to treat pain. But many times it must have happened that you depend so much on that, you are unable to let it go.It becomes dependency and then a bad…

Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts about Drug Addiction

Have you ever had any kind of addiction, say drug addiction or alcohol or smoking habit? Ever thought how badly it could affect you and your family. You must think initially it seems cool but slowly and gradually it has dominated your daily routine. Habits and addictions should be something that you should be proud…

Addiction and Eating Disorders Often Linked in Young Adults

In a recently published Recovery Campus magazine article, Remuda Ranch at The Meadows Senior Fellow Jessica Setnick takes a closer look at the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) eating disorder program at Texas Tech University. It is one of the first communities of its kind to recognize the need for eating disorder support services among students…

Becoming Fearless with the Help of Al-Anon

By the Mother of a Past Claudia Black – Young Adult Drug Treatment PatientAs my daughter does her recovery work from drug and alcohol addiction and anxiety, I too work my recovery through Al-Anon. I won’t go into details of how my daughter and I both came to this point because I’m guessing many of…