Anger Issues and Blaming Others

  People that struggle with mental health problems may have issues with anger even if they are dealing with a disorder like depression, bipolar disorder or a personality disorder. Anger can be difficult emotion to cope with and can lead to lashing out or blaming others for their problems. There are healthy and unhealthy ways… Continue reading Anger Issues and Blaming Others

Macklemore “Family Keeps Me Sober”

Rapper and hip hop artist Macklemore has been open about discussing his issues with staying sober and the daily tasks of recovery. He makes sobriety a top priority in his life since getting treatment for opioid addiction and he credits his family as his motivating factor for remaining abstinent. He worries about the possibility of… Continue reading Macklemore “Family Keeps Me Sober”

Drinking to Cope with Stress Does More Harm

Many people across the globe reach for a glass of beer or wine when they need to relax, but more studies are revealing that this tendency can actually be very damaging. Drinking when your stressed can simply trigger you to drink more and can often lead to very heavy drinking. The alcohol may temporarily seem… Continue reading Drinking to Cope with Stress Does More Harm

Substance Abuse After Experiencing Trauma

There are a multitude of different factors that can influence whether a person is more at risk for developing issues with addiction. In addition to issues like genetic vulnerability, environment and mental illness, Substance Abuse After Experiencing Trauma are very common in those with addictions. In the field of mental and behavioral health there is… Continue reading Substance Abuse After Experiencing Trauma