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How can substance addiction affect filial relationships?

Discord, stress and friction are all a part of daily life in families along with emotional and physical security, companionship and other benefits of a joint family life. These are normal and common issues.

Turmoil sets in when a larger than life issue arises - drug addiction or substance abuse. In a joint or a nuclear family one addict can affect the entire family’s life balance. This can have a negative impact on families for generations.

What is the relationship between substance abuse, withdrawal symptoms and cardiac problems?

Drug addiction or substance abuse is one of the biggest nightmares in anyone’s life. This disease is far more prevalent now than it was a few years earlier because there is far more exposure and immoral people trafficking drugs purely for quick financial gains. To tackle these problems good de-addiction centres and rehabs are increasingly being established.

Are recovered addicts better therapists?

“To be or not to be” –William Shakespeare.

A true dilemma for a recovered addict, who is now actually capable of being a counsellor.

De-addiction is very hard, but just as rewarding. Nothing can be as satisfying and gratifying than leading a normal productive life and fulfilling the moral obligation of giving back to the society – helping the addicted brethren and leading them toward a clean and normal life.

Gambling Addiction – What happens inside the brain?

Gambling is all about having fun and thrill for that next big win, surely with losing or winning every now and then. For some of us, gambling is a thrill that keeps us going, but for some it can be devastating – it can turn into something beyond just entertainment. Gambling can seriously interfere with the quality of life and lead to serious financial and other problems.

10 Signs you need professional help for alcoholism

Society often projects alcohol as a fun and social substance that makes our lives better, but this is not the case for everyone. It’s hard to know when our habit turns into an addiction and even harder to know when we should ask for help.

In case you have crossed the line, treatment for alcoholism is easily available, and it can help you get your life back.

Here are some signs that indicate it’s time to seek professional help:

Feeling helpless? Get a new life to your loved one through a rehab

Addiction is a very often used word. Addiction to TV, addiction to playing games on any device, addiction to certain foods, alcohol addiction and drug addiction are loosely used. Colloquially, it means craving or a significant degree of obsession. When the craving or obsession hits the highest levels where a person cannot function without it, when it becomes all pervasive, that is the onset of addiction.