woman pondering if she is codependent and what to do about it

Am I Codependent?

What is Codependency? Codependency can be misunderstood because of the fact that there are a lot of symptoms presented with codependent behaviors as it is not a one size fits all type of situation. You will see a lot of different versions of the definition, but it primarily is defined by a relationship that has…

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The Importance of Alcohol Detox during COVID-19 Crisis

  By now, you are most likely aware of the coronavirus epidemic and the provisions necessary to avoid its spread; both the necessary personal precautions as well as those being implemented by our government. We have been asked to practice social-distancing and handwashing/disinfecting, and asked to close all non-essential businesses in our communities. These two crucial precautionary practices in the name of individual and public safety will slow the…

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What are the Different Types of Addiction?

What is addiction? If you ask several individuals that question the typical response would be. “That’s when you are addicted to drugs or alcohol”. Is this correct? Yes. However, is that the only addiction there is presently in our society?  No. Addiction is more involved than just drugs and alcohol. It involves behavioral aspects as…