Teenagers get sick of “old folks” telling them Facebook is a bad influence. They’re right, in part. Social networking sites keep teens connected to friends, give shy kids a shot at a social life, encourage teens to show empathy, and help teens express themselves.
Renowned Sex Addiction Expert Speaks at LSU: Professional Workshop on Narcissism Addiction and Detachment
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 – Promises Behavioral Health invites clinicians and treatment professionals to a workshop titled “Narcissism Addiction and Detachment as Tools to Emotional Survival” on Oct. 28, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lod Cook Alumni Center at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
Holistic medicine has been part of Margot Chambers’ life since she can remember. As a child, Margot had an illness that baffled western medical doctors. Her parents, who had always embraced homeopathy, brought Margot to a holistic doctor. He advised them to eliminate all sugar, nitrates and preservatives from Margot’s diet, and she never had another seizure again. This experience, Margot says, helped shape the way she sees the process of health and healing.
Thirty-five years ago, James Nihan kicked a drug habit that followed him through adolescence, and found the passion that has kept him strong throughout his recovery: music.
With Halloween just around the corner, it’s worth a reminder that this is one time of year when a little caution and some common sense ahead of time can avoid a potential tragedy come Trick or Treat day.
Innovative Sex and Love Addiction Program for Women Introduced at The Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at The Ranch
Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 – Contrary to popular media portrayals and gender stereotypes, men are not the only ones suffering from sex and love addiction. An estimated 8 to 12 percent of those seeking relationship and sex addiction treatment are women, though many more are likely suffering in silence.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. It is the only cause of death among the top 20 listed that has experienced a rise in ranking. Suicide rates for those 40-65 years old are undergoing the sharpest increase. Furthermore, 60 percent of completed suicides are successful on the first attempt.…
We have all seen the advertisements for mood-enhancing drugs to battle depression. Antidepressant medications seem almost magical in their promise to improve daily living by improving mood. But do they work for everyone? Are there risks and, if so, how serious are they?
If parents want to keep their teens clean and sober, they may need to look no further than the family dinner table, according to a new study shown in the I B Times. CASA recently released a report that shows the importance of having family dinners. Joseph A. Califano, Jr., with CASA, says that parental…
Eating disorder experts often express frustration at the lack of awareness and understanding about the serious nature of the diseases among the general public. Many people still mistakenly believe that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice, one preferred by those who are vain or fussy about their appearance. As discussed on ABCNews, there is clear…