Seeking Help for Eating Disorders – Overcoming Denial and Shame
Eating disorders are characterized by a person’s behavior patterns – the way that someone processes thoughts and perceives external information drives the development of bad eating habits and unhealthy activities. The eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia are rooted in psychological problems that often begin in childhood. Those who suffer from eating disorders have a warped perception of themselves and the world around them. (more…)
What To Expect – Side Effects Of Alcohol Detox
Alcohol detoxification or ‘detox’ – as defined by the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia article – is when an individual who is alcohol dependent, immediately stops consuming alcohol. Under proper care detoxification may include administration of prescription drugs to alter the physical and psychological effects of alcohol withdrawal. In severe cases, individuals can suffer from symptoms that impair their ability to complete daily functions or even result in death. (more…)
What Factors Are The Most Important When Choosing The Best Drug Rehab Center? There are many options for those seeking help for drug addiction. Individual requirements for the best drug rehab program will vary for biological, physical, social, emotional, in-treatment, post-treatment, financial and other support needs. When you’re evaluating choices for the best drug rehabilitation center, be sure and consider: (more…)
Are you ready to stop drinking? A formal alcohol rehab program may be your best chance.
The National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that 8-9% of adults in the United States are consuming enough alcohol to cause problems in their lives. If you find that alcohol is interfering with your daily functions – how you perform in social, professional or any aspect of life – you may need to evaluate if you are an alcoholic. If you’d rather not see a professional immediately, there are online tools and forums to help you begin assessing if alcohol is causing issues for you. If you are an alcoholic, you needn’t go through the process alone. There are successful alcohol rehabilitation programs available and statistics to support their effectiveness. (more…)