Colorado Springs is a beautiful home rule municipality in Colorado. It is home to more than 470,000 people as per a 2018 survey. The city has a vibrant health care sector providing services like family therapy, physical therapy, etc. Like for most people around the world, a family is important to Colorado Springs residents. However, some families face misunderstandings and … [Read more...]
3 Ways To Improve Willpower During Recovery
Dealing with addiction is perhaps one of the hardest things anyone can ever go through. With proper care, professional assistance, and love from ourselves and those around us, we can push through the process of recovery and welcome a new healthy and happy life. I can attest to it, being a recovering addict myself. During rehabilitation, and after the program has been … [Read more...]
5 Different Types of Alcohol Addiction
Alcoholism is a serious problem in the society. Many families have broken because of alcoholism and drug abuse. When discussing the alcohol problem, it doesn’t necessarily refer to the alcoholics. The problems of alcohol will range from the occasional drinkers to those who drink on a daily basis. A drinking that leads to high-level intoxication and one that will impair the … [Read more...]
Five Sneaky Signs That You Drink Too Much
People who drink too much often do not realize that they are drinking too much, and they need to look around at the signs so that they can get their lives back. Look through this list of five and see what has happened to your lifestyle that might signal you are drinking far too much. Each one of these things will cause you problems, but you might have normalized these behaviors … [Read more...]
Painful Ways That Drugs and Alcohol are Ruining Your Life
Ever since we as humans discovered things that made us feel good, addiction has been an issue. Our brains are hardwired to seek experiences and sensations that are pleasurable, and while this drive helped us to succeed as a species, it can also be our downfall. Modern day society means 24/7 access to all of the things we crave. Fast food joints are on every corner and open all … [Read more...]
6 Risk Factors For Mental Health Problems
Mental health problems are one of the most prevalent health issues in the world. Each year in the US alone, 43.8 million adults are affected by mental health problems - that equates to one in five adults suffering from a mental health condition. Mental health problems are a common problem in the US, with just over 18% of the population affected by them. The effects of … [Read more...]
What Does Addiction Do To The Brain?
Addiction is an intensely terrifying experience because drugs directly impact the very way in which our brains function. Understanding the neural impact of drugs is crucial to recovery. Also understanding addiction as a disease is imperative to the recovery model. The two are inextricably linked, proving the brain to be an incredible force to be reckoned with. So, how do … [Read more...]
Want Your Internal Organs To Run Properly? Stop Doing These!
Everyone wants a nice, calm and healthy life. But some people put bad things into their body and still expect to be healthy. Our organs essentially run our internal systems and bodies and if you don’t look after them you will end up ill and in quite a lot of unfortunate cases dead. There are active steps to take to stop the degrading of organs so try to follow them as much as … [Read more...]
Drunkorexia: Fashionably Thin or Alcoholic Trend?
Drunkorexia: Fashionably Thin or Alcoholic Trend? Drunkorexia is a new slang term that has been generating a lot of talk. It is a combination of the words drunk and anorexia. It is used to describe someone that will starve themselves during the day to maintain a low weight so they can binge drink at night and not worry about the calories. This phenomenon has become more common … [Read more...]
Creative Ways To Discourage Teen Drinking
Approaching your teenager about underage drinking and drinking and driving can be very difficult. In fact, most parents would rather face an IRS auditor than confront their teen about irresponsible choices. Most teens either become defensive or aggravated when you approach these types of subjects causing some parents to become frustrated and give up. The truth is, your teen … [Read more...]