How Can You Help a Loved One Who Suffers From a Chemical Dependency?

Addiction is a hard reality to face, for the addict and loved ones alike. It’s often easier for friends and family to slip into denial, rather than admit that someone they love has a chemical dependency. Unfortunately, denial won’t make the addiction magically disappear. It takes hard work, dedication, and …

Where Do You Turn to Find Help for a Loved One with Binge Drinking Alcoholism?

Is your loved one frequently consuming multiple drinks in one day? Is it happening often enough that you’ve started to wonder,   “Is binge drinking alcoholism?”   Maybe you’ve been brushing off this nagging question. Binge drinking is for college students, right? Though over half of all college students admit …

How to Help Someone Going Through a Mental Health Crisis

Emotional pain is a part of being human -if we live long enough we will all go through some heartbreak and sadness. Because we understand the experience of pain we can find it very difficult to stand by when someone else is suffering. We wish for a magic wand that …