Addictions

3 Signs of Social Media Addiction and What to Do | Facebook Down Call 911 | Orlando Bilingual Counselor

Facebook went down Friday morning a couple weeks ago due to technical difficulties affecting their API and web surfaces. According to the media, people were calling 911 to find out when Facebook will be back up. As we all know, social media has changed the way people interact. Social media has become the main way to

By |August 25th, 2014|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Mayeling Angelastro, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

5 Ways to Cope When Your Loved One is Mentally Ill | Robin Williams Died | Lake Mary Counselor FL

We learned today that Academy Award winning actor, Robin Williams, died of an apparent suicide at his home in California. Mr. William’s publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement that Mr. Williams had been battling severe depression. It has been well known that Robin Williams had been battling Bi-polar Disorder, a mental illness where people

Cory Montieth from Glee dies | How often do addicts relapse | Orlando Addictions Counselor

Cory Monteith star of Glee dies at the age of 31 and many suspect he lost his battle against addiction and relapsed. Many family members of those struggling with addiction wonder how many times a person struggling with addiction relapses before they walk away from addiction for good! Below are statistics about how addiction touches

By |July 15th, 2013|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Dana West, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens|0 Comments

Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Dana Risucci-West, LCSW

Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor Dana Risucci-West, LCSW Addictions Expert

Picture Perfect?

Some people appear to have it all: good grades, rewarding careers, and loving families. What outsiders may not see behind the near perfect appearance are issues that may be internalized to keep up an image.  The stress

By |March 5th, 2013|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Dana West, Drug, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

Lindsay Lohan | 3 Tips to Discuss Negative Celebrity Influence on Your Child

It’s no mystery that celebrities in America are intensely scrutinized through constant media attention.  Every movement and action is dissected, analyzed, and mocked by millions of strangers who know nothing about the reality of celebrities’ lives.  Every other day there seems to be a new article about mishaps and accidents in various celebrities’ lives, and

By |January 10th, 2013|Addictions, Alcohol, Blog, Children, Drug, Family, Matthew Martin, Media, Parenting, Teens|1 Comment

7 Tips to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions | Forbes | Jada Collins Daily Buzz TV

2013 New Year’s Resolutions | 7 Tips to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions | Forbes

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution for 2013? If you did, there is a strong possibility that you will not see it through to the end. According to researcher John Norcross and his colleagues, who published their findings in the Journal