Drugs & Substance Abuse

Dealing With Addictions in the Family

Dealing with addicted family members is always a big challenge. There are some important issues to explore when someone you love is harming themselves.

ARE YOU CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROBLEM?

People use various addictions to avoid their painful feelings, especially their feelings of anxiety, stress, aloneness,...
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Drug Addiction Riding Behind Mental Illness?

Drug addiction, despite being seen by many as some sort of failing of the mind, is not listed as a mental health disorder. Substance abuse has escaped that category despite the fact that comparatively less troublesome ailments or sicknesses like social anxiety disorder and (in some circles) insomnia are listed as possible or acknowledged mental health conditions. The facts known about drug addiction show that it is a biological and physiological condition, with...
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Should Mental Illness Be Taken Seriously?

“Rain Man,” the classic movie which tells the story of a man living with autism helped moviegoers to understand the habits and ritualistic behaviors of someone who is autistic.

Despite many cheerful scenes, Raymond was accurately depicted by Dustin Hoffman. The exactitude of the movie prompted the National Alliance on Mental Illness  to list it as one of the best films about mental health.

Physical illness...
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Hooked on Psychics



Sarah Lassez has performed in over 20 movies. Her co-stars have been the caliber of Matthew Modine and Dennis Hopper. The obligatory Hollywood addiction she went through several years ago was bolstered by the trifecta of Hollywood starlet curses: professional doubt, romantic difficulties, and...
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