The Relationship between Eating Disorders and Addiction

Most people think that individuals who have eating disorders and those who have substance addictions are suffering from two very distinct conditions. Individuals with eating disorders typically have body image concerns while those with substance…

Process Addictions – What Are They and Why Are These Classified as Addictions?

  You may have already heard of sex addicts, gambling addicts, and even gaming addicts as if these individuals have some form of substance addiction. But sex, porn, gambling, and gaming are not substances and, thus they cannot be classified…

Lessons to Be Learned from Keith Urban’s Journey to Sobriety

It is no secret that many of the anetpl’s biggest stars have serious addiction issues. While many of these stars’ addictions have ultimately spelled the doom of their careers, there are those who didn’t give up hope of having to realize…

How Does Bullying and Peer Pressure Contribute to Addiction and Suicide?

Bullying and peer pressure play a huge role in the increasing number of adolescents and young adults using illicit substances. In some instances, bullying and extreme pressure have led some individuals to do the unthinkable – take their…

Sober High School and College Campuses

Recent statistics show that there is a general decreasing trend in the number of high school students abusing alcohol and drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and prescription drugs. While this is good news, the same thing cannot be said of college…