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Can You Be Addicted To Food?

When we think about addiction, generally what springs to mind is alcohol, drugs, or nicotine. Sometimes we might consider caffeine an addiction, and we may jokingly refer to the shoes in our closet or the number of golf clubs we purchase as an “addiction.” While the last two may be [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:21:39-07:00February 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Can You Be Addicted To Food?

The Pain Of Addiction

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. This year, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) is turning their attention to early intervention with their theme “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” This theme aims to stop problems that stem from addiction through education and [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:42:52-07:00April 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Resources for Treating Mental Disorders

Mental disorders are complex and can be very difficult to handle on your own. Sometimes the causes of our mental illness are complicated by other medical issues, such as chronic pain or disease, and we feel isolated and alone. It may seem like our family doesn’t understand and that society [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:54:36-07:00April 18th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Resources for Treating Mental Disorders