Addictions

Fires, Floods and Hurricanes | 3 Tips To Cope with Loss

Hurricanes, flooding and fires. Nearly 10,000 people were told to evacuate northeastern states due to flooding. The fires in Texas have left 1,000′s displaced from their homes. The daily news in the past three weeks has been a constant barrage of natural disasters. Our hearts break as we see many people in danger of […]

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse Twenty-seven year old, Amy Winehouse died Saturday after an alleged alcohol and drug binge Friday that included heroine, cocaine, and ecstasy. Family and friends gathered to remember Winehouse on Tuesday and reported that her body will be cremated after […]

Is Anthony Weiner suffering from Mental Illness? | 5 Things to know about Exhibitionism

People who think rationally are asking many questions about the recent behavior of Former Congressman Anthony Weiner like:

Why would he Tweet risqué pictures of himself to people he never met?
Has he not learned from the example of others who got caught sexting?
Reporters have asked “How could he be so stupid?”
Why would he risk losing […]

5 Signs of Prescription Drug Addiction | Father’s bond after losing their sons

“Pills mills” are all over the news. What are pill mills? According to CBS News, pill mills are places where doctors provide prescription pain medication without medical exams or testing. The most often obtained prescriptions are Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, (both are Opiods). Persons addicted will go through just about any hoops to obtain it either by doctor shopping […]

Orlando Counselor Expert on 5 Behaviors from Video Games and Gaming Addiction?

Orlando Counselor | 5 Behaviors from Video Games and Gaming Addiction | Counseling offices Lake Mary, Clermont, Winter Park, Orlando

“It is just a game!”  Is this a common response from your children when you question the violent content of their video games? It is possible that children, teens and adults can be negatively impacted by […]

Gaming Addiction | World of Warcraft (WarCrack): Quick Way to Lose Your Spouse, Job or Fail School

Do you notice that your spouse or child becomes irritable when you suggest that they decrease the time they spend gaming? Do you wonder how much is too much? Gaming is not all together a negative activity but one danger it is possible it could turn into an addiction.

Children & Teens are skipping school […]