How Can We Escape the Cycle of Addiction?

How Can We Escape the Cycle of Addiction?

Those of us living with addiction know just how painful and overpowering addiction can be. We get caught in cycles of using, desperately wanting to quit, feeling remorseful and depressed about our substance use and our inability to stop, quitting for awhile, and then falling right back into using again. This cycle can repeat itself…

An Approach to Suicidal Thoughts

An Approach to Suicidal Thoughts

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). When we’re struggling with suicidal thoughts, we’re overcome with an intense need for relief from our emotional pain. We’re often depressed and battling other mental health issues, and often addiction as well. We become convinced that the thoughts…