Cough Syrup Addiction

Cough Syrup Addiction

Three days after the death of rapper Mac Miller from a drug overdose, another rapper, Bow Wow, confessed to being addicted to a combination of promethazine and codeine-based cough syrup that he would mix with soft drinks. In 2007 when he would collaborate with rapper Omarion for the album Face Off, family and friends would…

Demi Lovato’s Journey to Recovery

Demi Lovato’s Journey to Recovery

Demi Lovato is a singer, actress, and songwriter known for her roles in Disney Channel’s Camp Rock and Sonny With a Chance. She has also written and sang in her six studio albums and won several awards for them. Lovato also had her challenges with substance abuse and mental illness which have presented obstacles in…

Homesickness in College

Homesickness in College

Being in a college is like being in a different world where you are completely on your own. Not everyone is comfortable or ready to enter that world and can feel intense moments of anxiety as a result. It is important not to let your feelings of homesick stay with you and to use college…

When Parents Are Addicted to Their Phone

When Parents Are Addicted to Their Phone

Parents may be addicted to their phone either because of work or because they get an adrenaline rush whenever receiving a notification. Unfortunately, phone addiction can make it hard to spend time with your family and make them feel left out. It is important to do whatever you can to relieve yourself of this addiction…

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Suicide is a very sensitive subject that is hard to talk about. People think that it is best not to talk about it because they may find it inappropriate or afraid of what can come at the end of the conversation. It is important these talks occur so that people understand the true nature of…

Catatonic Depression

Catatonic Depression

Depression is being in a low mood or sadness that can interfere with your daily activities and prevent you from being happy. There are more severe forms of depression like catatonic depression where you are not speaking or in a daze for a long time. It is important that if you know someone with catatonic…