The Effects of Withdrawal

The Effects of Withdrawal

One of the things that keeps so many of us from choosing recovery is our fear of the withdrawal symptoms we’ll experience when we stop using our drug of choice. Sometimes we’re so afraid of these symptoms that we assume we won’t be able to survive them. Instead of reaching out for help, many of…

How Do Behaviors Become Addictive?

How Do Behaviors Become Addictive?

Many of us are struggling with addictive behaviors that may not include substance abuse. We might be addicted to sex or dating, gaming, gambling, shopping, shoplifting, or eating. Any behavior that we engage in can become addictive, meaning even things that are normal, natural parts of life such as sex and food become destructive and…