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Teen Wrote and Co-Directed PSA on Opioid Addiction

Teen Wrote and Co-Directed PSA on Opioid Addiction

There is still a stigma towards opioid addiction which prevents others from getting help if they are afraid to talk about it. Using film as a medium to bring attention to a disease that people are afraid to acknowledge can be one of the first steps to realizing you need help. A 17 year-old wroteRead More

What Are Great TED Talks to Watch on Food Addictions?

What Are Great TED Talks to Watch on Food Addictions?

Food is an addiction like any other. It can take over your mind and have the potential to ruin your health. TED Talks provide the opportunity for those who learned the hard way that they had an addiction and that they had to do something about it. Here are two TED Talks that talk aboutRead More

Myths to Debunk Medications That Treat Addiction

Myths to Debunk Medications That Treat Addiction

There are people who have high expectations of medications that are supposed to help treat addiction. They expect fast-acting results and for a guaranteed cure for addiction. It is important for people to be aware that not all addiction medications work for everyone and that it is still important to seek therapy and other treatmentRead More

Why Do People Get Addicted to Vyvanse?

Why Do People Get Addicted to Vyvanse?

Vyvanse can sharpen your focus and concentration by creating more activity in the brain and central nervous system. Because of this, people use a lot of this drug to have more energy throughout the day when really it does not do much to increase your performance. Addiction has the power to ruin your life soRead More

Poppy Seed Tea Addiction

Poppy Seed Tea Addiction

Anything can be abused if you discover addictively active ingredients that can cause feelings of euphoria. Something like poppy seeds may be harmless but being brewed in tea can give you the effects that opiates can give you. It is important to be educated on the effects of poppy seed tea to prevent developing aRead More

What are Great TED Talks To Watch on Addiction?

What are Great TED Talks To Watch on Addiction?

Speakers use TEDTalks to tell their stories of addiction for more people to know about it. Addiction is a complex issue and a lot of people are afraid to talk about it. Here are two TEDTalks from speakers who have seen addiction first hand and are taking a step towards the fight in addiction inRead More

Nutritional Therapy to Help with Alcoholism

Nutritional Therapy to Help with Alcoholism

It is the role of holistic treatment to treat any underlying biochemical imbalances and genetic factors that contribute to alcohol cravings, anxiety, and depression. Using biochemical repair will help bring the brain and the body back into balance. Nutritional therapy can help those with alcoholism change their unhealthy diets and give them supplements to beRead More

Common Triggers of Relapse

Common Triggers of Relapse

Triggers to relapse is anything that can make you want to give up your sobriety and fall back to bad habits. It is normal when you first start sobriety to slip back to abusive substances as you are used to using these substances to feel better and are new to all of this. It isRead More

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