Tag: addiction

ONE GOOD REASON – A Memoir of Addiction and Recovery, Music and Love

Séan McCann was a member of the Newfoundland folk-rock band, Great Big Sea for 20 years. Lending his vocals, as well as playing the bodhrán, guitar and tin whistle, McCann and the band toured the world to become the biggest…

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5 Ways to Cope with Holiday Stress in Recovery

The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone. Between buying gifts, spending time with relatives, cooking, and fighting the busy crowds and stores – it’s easy to understand why the holidays can be so stress-provoking. However, the holidays can…

Getting The Help You Need

Life can be tough, and when the worst happens, we can often end up in a bit of a cycle of problematic experiences. One issue may trigger another, and before you know it, you don’t even know where to start…

The Role of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery goes hand in hand with proper nutrition. If you have been an addict or had a loved one suffering from addiction, then you already know that dealing with addiction isn’t a walk in the park. It is particularly…

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4 Ways You Can Help a Family Member Dealing with Drug Abuse

It’s never you, it’s always someone else. It’s in the movies, in a different home, a different environment, but it’s certainly not you, or anyone you know. The stigma surrounding drug abuse perseveres no matter how far we’ve come as…

How to Avoid Addiction to Online Gambling

With the increasing popularity of online casinos and betting sites, online gambling addiction has become a real problem. Many people around the world have been affected, but they never seem to take it seriously. It’s actually a serious problem, but…

Is The Internet Fueling The Rise In Sex Addiction?

Affecting between 3% – 6% of the population, sex addiction is a growing concern, especially given that sexually transmitted diseases are on the increase. Cases of gonorrhea have risen by 65% over the last 8 years, with other STIs such as syphilis…

5 Tips on How to Combat Even the Smallest Drug Addiction

You’re young and your time is more valuable than ever. But, what you don’t realize is that even the smallest drug addictions rob you of your time — not your time now, but your time later in life. Here and…