Is My Loved One Really an ADDICT!

Is My Loved One Really an ADDICT! Too many people, you hear the word drugs and you automatically build this picture in your head of a man or women completely intoxicated trying to get a fix, life stops but they think it gets better, but does it? As a Parent that’s your biggest worry, your[…]

Tough Love – good or bad?

Tough Love – good or bad?

The basic definition of tough love is “the promotion of a person’s welfare, especially that of an addict, child, or criminal, by enforcing certain constraints on them, or requiring them to take responsibility for their actions.” The Term Tough Love The term tough love was first used in 1968 by Bill Milliken when he wrote[…]

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[…]

Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis: Combined Addiction & Mental Health Disorder

Combined Addiction & Mental Health Disorder It’s fair to say that all human beings have their bad days as well as their good ones. We all experience life in all its glory, and with that brings stress and pressures that make things difficult at times. But those bad times do pass and the good times,[…]