What is Food Addiction?

What is Food Addiction? Experiments in animals and humans show that, for some people, the same reward and pleasure centers of the brain that are triggered by addictive drugs like cocaine and heroin are also activated by food, especially highly palatable foods. Highly...
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How do the 12 Steps Work?

How do the 12 Steps Work? Abstaining from your Addiction is just the Beginning  How can we get the clarity of vision – literally and figuratively – to be able to see how your addictive behavior has led to self-destruction, misery and troubles beyond count? One word of...
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What is Codependency?

What is Codependency? Some say that it is a disease of the heart. Codependency is believed to have developed from: 1.) The family you grew up in wherein someone was addicted to alcohol/drugs, 2.) A relationship with someone who actively abuses chemicals or is involved...
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Do You have A Problem With Alcohol?

Do You have A Problem With Alcohol? If you have a problem with alcohol, you're at risk for more than destroying your friendships and ripping your family apart — you could be risking your life, too. Eighty-eight thousand people die from alcohol-related illnesses every...
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Dealing With Sex/Love/Pornography Addiction

Dealing With Sex/Love/Pornography Addiction Sex addiction is a compulsive need to perform sexual acts in order to achieve the kind of “fix” that an alcoholic gets from a drink and an addict gets from a drug. Sex addiction can be a highly dangerous and destructive...
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Do You Have A Gambling Addiction?

 Do You Have A Gambling Addiction? If you’re unable to control the urge to gamble, you may have a gambling addiction.  Gambling addiction can negatively impact your financial situation and relationships, but can be treated using a 12 Step program, one-on-one therapy,...
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Why Work a 12 Step Program?

Why Work a 12 Step Program? 12-step programs were originally developed to focus on alcohol with Alcoholics Anonymous.  There are also programs for people addicted to other drugs and sugar; and programs for persons engaging in compulsive behaviors such as overeating,...
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Prescription Drug Addiction Facts

Prescription Drug Addiction Facts Addiction starts with abuse. Abuse of prescription narcotic painkillers sits at the heart of the epidemic. Forty-five people die every day from opioid prescription painkillers – more deaths than heroin and cocaine overdoses combined....
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Do You Have A Gambling Addiction?

 Do You Have A Gambling Addiction? If you’re unable to control the urge to gamble, you may have a gambling addiction.  Gambling addiction can negatively impact your financial situation and relationships, but can be treated using a 12 Step program, one-on-one therapy,...

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What is Food Addiction?

What is Food Addiction? Experiments in animals and humans show that, for some people, the same reward and pleasure centers of the brain that are triggered by addictive drugs like cocaine and heroin are also activated by food, especially highly palatable foods. Highly...

read more

What is Codependency?

What is Codependency? Some say that it is a disease of the heart. Codependency is believed to have developed from: 1.) The family you grew up in wherein someone was addicted to alcohol/drugs, 2.) A relationship with someone who actively abuses chemicals or is involved...

read more

How do the 12 Steps Work?

How do the 12 Steps Work? Abstaining from your Addiction is just the Beginning  How can we get the clarity of vision – literally and figuratively – to be able to see how your addictive behavior has led to self-destruction, misery and troubles beyond count? One word of...

read more

Why Work a 12 Step Program?

Why Work a 12 Step Program? 12-step programs were originally developed to focus on alcohol with Alcoholics Anonymous.  There are also programs for people addicted to other drugs and sugar; and programs for persons engaging in compulsive behaviors such as overeating,...

read more