The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

Addictions are destructive not only for the addict, they destroy families, alienate friends and their impact fans out to the wider society. So, could strengthening human connections immunise us against emotional distress? Addressing the core problem, not the symptoms is not a new concept and there has been a long standing correlation between addiction treatment and addressing past trauma, especially … Read More

Addiction

Addiction often starts out innocently enough as doing something that seems pleasurable or helpful at the time. But Addiction becomes a condition that results when a person ingests a substance, for instance alcohol, illicit drugs, smoking and prescription medications or engages in an activity such as sex, gambling, spending, shopping or eating that somewhere along the line shifts from being … Read More