Addiction Mysteries

Addiction Mysteries!

Addiction Mysteries Addiction Related Warning Signs WARNING: Consumption of drugs and alcohol may make you think you are whispering when you are not! WARNING: Consumption of drugs and alcohol is a major factor in dancing like an asshole! WARNING: Consumption of drugs and alcohol may cause you to tell the same boring story over and[…]

Computer Gaming Addiction

Computer Gaming Addiction

It may come as a surprise that Computer Gaming Addiction is not even considered an addiction. Whilst computer game addiction has not yet been granted official diagnostic status, many mental health professionals and parents alike are now recognising computer game addiction as a real disorder. Those who are seeing the alarming effects of the excessive[…]

The Invisible Line Between Addiction and Enabling

The Invisible Line

As an Addiction Counsellor, I am often faced with the challenge of helping families find the invisible line between being supportive to addiction and enabling. The difference can be vast not only in how they affect the addicts’ chances of recovery, but also the family’s own well-being and sanity. What is enabling? Why is it[…]