Sex addiction is a way some people medicate their feelings and/or cope with their stresses to the degree that their sexual behavior becomes their major coping mechanism for stresses in their life. The individual often can not stop this sexual behavior for any great length of time by themselves. The sex addict spends a lot…


In a growing crackdown on abuses in the addiction treatment industry, Huntington Beach and the Orange County District Attorney’s office are employing a novel legal approach in suing five sober living homes. The suits, filed this month in Orange County Superior Court, contend that each residence is operating as a substance abuse recovery or treatment…


Hello, my name is Drugs – The Poem Hello, my name is DRUGS, I destroy homes, tear families apart, take your children, and that’s just the start. I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold, the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold. And if you need me, remember I’m easily found, I…


Obesity does affect all ages Get in touch with the granddaddy of all support groups, Overeaters Anonymous (OA). Not only does this group provide meetings in cities throughout the U.S., they also offer online and telephone meetings for those who don’t live near one of those cities. Eating too much has become a national pastime.…




A new window of opportunity just flew open. International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches is going to show you how to you can utilize our years of business, professional and clinical experience to realize your dream of helping others and while generating a revenue stream that is limited only by how hard you want to…




What Does Living Sober Mean? Understanding what living sober means upon exiting rehab isn’t always as clear as one might think. Some people exit rehab feeling rejuvenated. They think that because they were able to stay sober for thirty days that they can eventually go back to drinking and even doing drugs. They are under…