Teen Binge Drinking and Alcoholism

Addiction Can Happen Whether You Are Young Or Old. I’m too young to be addicted, right? Addiction is only something that happens to older people, isn’t it? My body is young, so can’t I handle my alcohol better than older people? If you’ve been wondering whether you’re too young to experience addiction to alcohol, you’re…

Taking Sides: Addiction in Families

Addiction May Lead To Suffering Of Family Members. When a family member is suffering from a substance abuse addiction, it can affect the entire family in countless ways. One of the most common is through a dynamic where family members are divided on the reality of the addict in their family. In other words, those…

A Basic Guide to Loving an Addict

Appreciate Someone With Addiction. Even under the best of circumstances, loving someone requires strength, honesty, self-reflection, objectivity and patience among other hard won mental and emotional attributes. Loving someone in the throes of addiction can be even more challenging requiring you to call on these attributes within yourself in different and often more challenging ways.…