When you know that a loved one has an addiction, at times you want to help them because you are worried and concerned about them. Even though your intentions might be good there are many situations where you might be enabling an addict without realizing it. If your loved one is dealing with an addiction and you truly want them to quit then you need to take steps to avoid enabling them at all costs.
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The 2016 U.S. Presidential election is just beginning to gain media attention. A wide variety of different candidates are starting to articulate their visions, and traveling around speaking to potential voters about issues important to them. Addiction and substance abuse has wreak havoc on many communities and lives, and these issues will present challenges to the next president. One presidential hopeful has already spoken about the issue, hoping to further make it an important part of her campaign.
It's normal to feel anxious from time to time, but for some people the anxiety that comes with everyday living can take a serious turn and become a disorder. There are almost 40 million adults in the U.S. living with some type of anxiety disorder today. Living with anxiety in itself is a constant struggle.
As a parent, you know that when your teenager experiments with drugs they put their health and safety on the line. Sometimes parents can feel overwhelmed or even helpless when it comes to talking to their teenager about drugs, but talking to your kids and understanding why they may abuse drugs is an important part of prevention. The following is a short guide for empowering teens to avoid drug abuse for parents, guardians, and or anyone who needs to talk to a teen about this difficult topic.
Shame is one of the powerful and painful emotions that most people will go to great lengths to avoid feeling. In addition to causing emotional distress, shame also produces a wide array of uncomfortable physiological symptoms.