30 percent of marijuana users will develop a cannabis use disorder, according to a study by JAMA Psychiatry. What’s worse, people who begin using cannabis before the age of 18 are four to seven times more likely to develop a use disorder than those who begin using as adults. Cannabis … Read more about Cannabis addiction: Is it a real thing and should you be concerned?
Most people experience depression and/or anxiety at some point in their lives, but there are a few for who these conditions become a bigger problem. In fact, depression affects more than 16.1 million American adults, or about 6.7% of the U.S. population in any given year. In addition, … Read more about Rehab for Depression and Anxiety
There was a time when gambling conjured up seedy smoke-filled bookies or dark basement clubs with poker tables and roulette wheels. This is no longer the case. Gambling….in its many guises….are available to the masses. You can't watch a sporting event on the TV now without being … Read more about Gambling: innocent fun or debilitating addiction?
Two of the most common mental health problems are depression and anxiety. In fact, each year one in four people in the UK experience depression, anxiety, or both. This means that you probably know someone who struggles with depression and/or anxiety, or perhaps that person is you. Sometimes the … Read more about The Difference Between Depression and Anxiety
The Alarm went at 5.37am! It seemed a good idea last night to ascend La Maroma. As I dragged myself out of bed the wisdom of that decision seemed less obvious. In the depths of my Alcohol addiction there wouldn’t have been a chance that I would see this time of day….unless I hadn’t gone to … Read more about New adventures in Sobriety: La Maroma
“It is not stress that kills us; it’s our reaction to it,” Hans Selye. Selve is absolutely right. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Work can cause stress. Relationships can cause stress. Life events such as getting married or having children can cause stress. Absolutely no one is … Read more about Top 10 ways to relieve stress
Is there such a thing as an addictive personality? The research is torn. Some say yes, that some people have, hands down, an addictive personality. Others say that there are addictive personality traits which anyone can possess, but that these traits do not define an actual personality type. … Read more about Top 7 addictive personality traits
Addiction can conjure up dark and unsettling images in the mind, and it can cause people to feel isolated, alone and depressed. Oftentimes, the place we call home can be associated with our pain and anguish, and those who experience alcoholism or drug dependency are afraid to face relatives and, … Read more about The advantages of a treatment centre in Spain