Support Helps! Assisting Recovering Families

Support groups for family members of drug addicts

When one member of the family develops a drug addiction, the whole family suffers too. It hurts to see our loved ones hurting, and their behavior hurts us too. Experts agree that drug addiction is a family disease, rather than an individual problem. This is why support groups for family members of drug addicts can […]

Treatment for Meth Addiction

Treatment for Meth Addiction What Is Meth Addiction? When a person begins using methamphetamine, they often become addicted because of the strong and potent ingredients it contains. The person using the drug will almost instantaneously feel a “high” or “euphoric” feeling that is hard to explain, but they want more and more of the drug […]

Treatment for Bulimia

Treatment for Bulimia

What is Bulimia? Bulimia Nervosa or “bulimia” is a life-threatening disorder where people will consume large amounts of food and then use unhealthy measures to compensate for their “binge” session such as purging, diet aids, diuretics, enemas, laxatives or other diet aids. The first stage of bulimia is the “binge” stage where the person consumes […]

What is Bulimia?

What is Bulimia?

Bulimia Defined Bulimia Nervosa or “Bulimia” is a serious health condition, mental illness, and problem that can take a toll on your body. People with bulimia will eat large quantities of food (binging) and then try to overcompensate by vomiting, fasting, exercising excessively, taking laxatives or diuretics. During the “binge” stage of bulimia, people feel […]

The Link Between Trauma and Addiction

The Link Between Trauma and Addiction Every One of Us Has Experienced Trauma Let’s explore existing links between trauma and addiction. Being alive is a beautiful mysterious experience filled with triumphs, tragedies, joy, laughter, and good times with amazing people. Yet, as the saying goes, “Every rose has it’s thorn.” As life unfolds and we […]

Anorexia Versus Bulimia

Anorexia VS Bulimia

Anorexia Versus Bulimia In this article we cover you will learn the difference between Anorexia and Bulimia, what their main symptoms are and possible treatments. Let’s get started. What is Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa or better known as “anorexia” is a debilitating disorder that causes someone to obsess and worry about their weight to the point […]

Bulimia

Bulimia Today we are going to discuss another serious eating disorder: Bulimia Nervosa. Eating disorder terms get thrown around a lot, whether socially or in the media and the gravity of how dangerous they are can get lost. I’m here to talk about what bulimia is and what it isn’t.   The first part of […]

What Causes Anorexia

What Causes Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa or known as “Anorexia” is a life-threatening disease that causes someone to obsess about their weight and slim figure to the point of not eating or severely reducing their calorie intake. Someone suffering from anorexia will use extreme measures in order to maintain a low body weight such as laxatives, […]

How to Help Someone with Anorexia

How to Help Someone with Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa or “Anorexia” is a debilitating disorder that causes a person to become obsessed with being thin, losing weight and maintaining a slim figure. They will do whatever it takes to remain this way despite the negative health consequences that are associated with it. Anorexia takes over your mind to the point that the […]

What is Anorexia?

What is Anorexia

People who suffer from anorexia nervosa or “anorexia” have an extremely low body weight and a strong worry of gaining weight. They believe that they are overweight no matter how they look in the mirror and have a distorted perception of their body in general. They have a strong urge to control their body weight […]