How to spot the symptoms and get help for loved ones

Eating Disorders: How to Spot the Symptoms & Get Help for Loved Ones

An eating disorder is a serious health condition involving eating behaviors that impact physical health, mental health, and emotional well-being. Eating disorders are not as uncommon as they may seem. The National Institutes of Mental Health reports that binge eating occurs in 1.2 percent of the adult U.S. population, bulimia nervosa in 0.3 percent and anorexia nervosa in 0.6 percent of… Read More

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My Spouse Is An Addict: How Can I Help?

If you have a spouse struggling with addiction or living in active addiction, the impact on your own personal life can be equally as difficult as theirs is navigating their own struggle. Ultimately, you are pulled into the whirlwind that is the life of alcoholism or drug addiction because of your spouse’s actions, and its… Read More

During the holidays - how to handle addiction

How to Handle a Family Member’s Addiction

The holidays can be a stressful time for the healthiest of families, and the reality is that very few people actually make it through Christmas, New Year’s, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the holiday season without some conflict, disappointment, and regrets. For families dealing with substance abuse, the holiday season is often known as ‘the season of… Read More