Many people turn to drugs because they lack the life skills necessary for them to cope with the different challenges they face in life. In addiction rehab facilities such as Bridges of Hope, people learn to cope with life’s ups and downs by learning, relearning, and developing these critical coping mechanisms or life skills. Read More
Cocaine abuse is one of the most widespread substance abuse issues faced by society today. Everywhere in the world, cocaine use is widespread, causing problems ranging from individual health issues to increase in crime and drug cartel activities. Read More
Social drinker, alcohol abuser, and alcoholic. These are the three main categories of a drinker. While most people can drink occasionally without falling into the trap of abuse and addiction, there are those who have a harder time handling their booze. Read More
Cocaine addiction can be hard to spot when you don’t know what you’re looking for. Here we’re breaking down the different signs of cocaine addiction.
Illicit drugs, or narcotics, such as cocaine, can alter the brain in many ways. While it can create a pleasant high that makes it attractive and addictive, it has negative effects that can have both short and long term repercussions. Read More
Meth abuse can be easy to spot–if you know where you’re looking.
Methamphetamine, meth, or here in our country, shabu. This is a highly addictive drug that can cause damaging changes to the brain, which can then affect their judgment and behavior. Read More
Addiction damages not just the addict, but also the family and the community. Here, let’s take a look at the ways addiction
Addiction is a disease that doesn’t only affect individuals, but also their families. When people compulsively abuse drugs and alcohol and is dependent on them, the behaviors and consequences of these have an impact with the family. And the effects can, more often than not, be tragic. Read More
Stressed or depressed? Which one are you? Know the difference and get the help you need.
Difficulties and challenges are perhaps part and parcel of life. After all, you don’t get the good without the bad, as most people would say. However, there are times that things can get pretty out of hand and you may sometimes feel overwhelmed. You may feel stressed and pressured by the demands of life, or you may feel depressed and desperate. However, it’s best to know which one do you feel and to immediately get the remedy and help you need. Read More
Toxic relationships can leave you physically, mentally, and emotionally drained. Here are 5 signs you’re addicted to toxic relationships and how you can break this bad habit.
When it’s great, it’s great. And when it’s bad, it’s really bad. That could be how you would describe toxic relationships. And guest what–there are people who are addicted to this kind of relationship. The tragic part is, they may not even realize it. Read More
Taking care of yourself can help you make the most out of your life. However, it’s not enough that you take care of your appearance or your body. You have to take care of your mental health and well-being as well. Read More
How healthy is your weekend binge drinking habit? Find out here.
So you only drink on weekends. And when there are occasions. And sometimes on weekdays, too. It all sounds so harmless, but is it really? Read More