How Does Obsession Play A Role In Addiction?

How Does Obsession Play A Role In Addiction?

Some trainers swear that the best way to train puppies is by using treats as a reward system. When the puppy complies a treat is given, thereby associating obedience with a good feeling.  Other trainers believe that disciplining and inciting a negative emotion is the best way to train.  Who is right?  No matter which method is used some puppies …Read More

Should you talk to a loved one about their addiction?

Should you talk to a loved one about their addiction?

  The struggle is real.  If you talk to  someone about their addiction a million questions can run through your mind.  Will I lose them?  Will I drive them away and deeper into their addiction?  Will they lash out at me in anger?  The fears can be overwhelming. Perhaps there is another way to think about it.  Making choices based …Read More

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How Do I Support Someone With A Heroin Addiction?

Starring in a supporting role to any addiction is a tough job. Being the supporter of someone who is struggling with a heroin addiction can be an exhausting, heartbreaking, frustrating experience. There are many ways to support someone with a heroin addiction, some of them healthy and others not healthy. If you are supporting someone with a heroin addiction, you …Read More

3 Statements Not To Make About A Loved One’s Addiction

3 Statements Not To Make About A Loved One’s Addiction

  Watching someone you love struggle with addiction is an experience nobody should have to endure, but many do. In your effort to “drive the point home” or “break through” the wall of addiction in your loved one, try to avoid these three statements. “There’s something wrong with you. You need help.” Nobody wants to be told that they have …Read More