addiction

Is Your Teenager Addicted to Video Games?

When you try to talk with your teen, does it seem that he is distracted by video games in favor of engaging in one-on-one conversation? » Read more

Moms and Internet Addiction

While your kids eat lunch, you’re checking your email. You let them watch TV so that you can chat on your favorite message boards. When everyone else goes to bed, you’re checking your Twitter account to see if you have any new followers. Does any of this sound familiar? » Read more

4 Early Signs of Addiction in Teens, by Morningside Recovery

By Morningside Recovery

Overall drug use among teenagers is on the rise. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 50% of high-school seniors have tried illicit substances. » Read more

Help I am Pregnant and an Addict

  There are a lot of resources on the internet, in books, and from the medical community on the dangers of drug and alcohol use during pregnancy. However, there is not very much quality information on what you should do if you have a problem with alcohol or drugs and are pregnant. The simple answer is you need to quit. With all the treatment programs available; AA, treatment facilities, therapy, self-control, etc., why wouldn't a women be able to get help? » Read more

Baby Addiction: Do some people feel like they NEED to keep having babies?

By Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

It’s been hard lately not to follow the story of Nadya Suleman, the single mother who recently gave birth to octuplets (to add to her the six children).  Her story became a major media story and initiated a national discussion about certain parenting issues, especially as they relate to family size. » Read more