The Growing Addiction Problem in Saudi Arabia
New information and statistics regarding the ever-present drug epidemic that has gripped the region over the past decade or more can no longer de denied by the powers that be. In 2015, through the months of January to May, the authorities in Saudi Arabia executed 84 people that were accused of drug smuggling.
Mindfulness for Addicts
The term mindfulness can be used as a term to describe “the non-judgmental approach to observing and defining emotions that arise in the present moment.” Being mindful allows us to go beyond the chatter of the mind, and bring our attention into this moment that is happening right now.
The Importance of DBT in Recovery
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy that was developed during the late 1980’s, to help better treat borderline personality disorder. Since its development, it has been used to treat a wide variety of mental disorders with varying degrees.
ADHD and Its Link to Addiction
ADHD, otherwise known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a condition that seems to be rather prevalent in today’s society, particularly among young children. Children that carry this condition are hyperactive and show very little to no control over their impulses.