Many people are uncomfortable talking about pornography use and addiction in general, let alone as a problem that affects young teenagers and pre-teens. Unfortunately, regular pornography exposure is a real concern for adolescents and may put young people at risk for delinquent behavior and even teen porn addiction.
With his trademark blend of humor, brutal truth and outrage, John Oliver educated America about its deadly opioid epidemic on his HBO show Last Week Tonight, laying much of the blame for its origin at the feet of the pharmaceutical industry.
Steven Karp, DO, FACN, a triple board certified osteopathic physician in adult, addiction, and geriatric psychiatry, joins Promises® Scottsdale as medical director.
The addiction treatment network’s expansion into the Northeast makes quality care more accessible for a demographic hit hard by the opioid epidemic: young adults.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) Nov. 30, 2016 – Promises® Young Adult treatment center in West Los Angeles named Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT, as its program director. Dr. Sanchez has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues.
The Scottsdale, Arizona-based facility brings its evidence-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs and a new primary women’s eating disorders program to the Promises® family.
When the holiday season arrives, workplace parties are a common form of celebration. Some amount of alcohol consumption is expected during these events, and most who attend will drink responsibly and in moderation.
In a recurring skit on “Saturday Night Live,” Bobby Moynihan plays “drunk uncle,” a character who becomes more outrageous, combative and inappropriate with each gulp from his ever-present glass.
At first, life was good, Daniel Fitzpatrick wrote in his suicide note — lots of friends, good grades in school. But when his family moved from the area and then returned, the bullying began. “It was different. My old friends changed, they didn’t talk to me, they didn’t even like me.”
For many, Halloween is a harmless holiday honored with jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treating, costume parties, decorations and good-natured fright. For trauma survivors, this fall tradition can present a perpetual minefield of trauma triggers at every ghoulish turn. Read on to learn more about overt and covert trauma, Halloween trauma triggers and advice from a trauma expert on…