Teen Gambling

August 15, 2014 No comments yet

One of the problems with gambling is that it can start off with innocent competition, for example, two teens tossing a football or Frisbee and one says, “I bet I can throw it farther than you” or “I bet I can hit that tree over there,” or something of the sort. This might end with […]

Pornography, Intimacy, and It’s Not Your Fault

March 27, 2014 No comments yet

For many partners, especially women, the most frequently asked question about pornography is “Why do they do it”? Pornography is a serious problem that sparks painful hurts when a partner’s secret porn habit is caught. This article will study a brief explanation about porn addiction and why it is not your fault. Like many addictions, […]

Be Still

November 1, 2013 No comments yet

Barely making ends meet in a financial recession, struggling in an unhappy marriage,  suffering with a chronic physical condition or mental disorder, worrying about a wayward child, or in the frustration of yet again succumbing to addiction, what is a person to do?  How does anyone find happiness when they feel stuck in a seemingly […]

It’s Time to Celebrate!

September 19, 2013 No comments yet

  Congratulations! You have just gotten that promotion at work or you got engaged. It is Friday or your house just sold and it was only on the market for a week. Whatever the reason to celebrate, we all enjoy a reason to do so. What do you normally reach for to celebrate? Many people […]

Teens and Drugs

July 25, 2012 No comments yet

In general teens use drugs to: Feel good (sensation seeking) Feel better (self-medication) Make their life better Escape When teens are unhappy and can’t find a healthy outlet for their frustration or a trusted confidant, they may turn to chemicals for solace. When teens are given a chance to take something to make them feel […]

Addictions: Help with Addictions

July 1, 2011 No comments yet

Numerous families deal with addiction each day and know the hurt and pain associated with addictions in families.  Most families are touched by an addiction and recovery at some point in the family lifecycle, either by an immediate or extended family member, and struggle to know how to help the addicted individual and themselves. Numerous types […]

Teenage Alcohol and Drug Use

February 28, 2011 No comments yet

Question:  Could parents inadvertently increase the likelihood that their teenager will use alcohol or drugs?  Have you ever heard parents say: “I’m not naive; I know most kids drink.” “All kids are going to experiment with alcohol” “Pretty much everyone drinks in high school.” “I tell my child, if he’s going to drink, I want […]

Am I an Alcoholic?

February 25, 2011 No comments yet

A lot of people don’t recognize their current level of alcohol use could be putting them at risk for developing alcohol problems.  One thing we look at is a standard for drink size.  That glass of wine you are drinking might actually be equal to two glasses of wine depending on the glass size.  A […]



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