It's not always clear how to help someone with a gambling addiction. Today, we're taking a closer look at a few things you can to get started.
There are many forms of gambling and all of them can provide a brief feeling of euphoria. Some have described gambling as giving them a “rush or high”.
So, which came first, your addiction or your mental health disorder? Do you use drugs and alcohol to cope with your mental health issues? Or do you have a mental health disorder caused by your drug addiction?
Substance addiction is an illness and mental disorder, which severely affects functioning. It is defined by its compulsive and uncontrollable behaviors.
After successful completion of a primary treatment program, the recovery process for an addict begins. Addiction recovery needs to address the person’s mind and behavior patterns as the individual’s body heals.
Counseling helps people talk through their feelings so they can begin to deal with all the underlying problems that have been building up over the years.
We get inspired by seeing celebrities who have a successful recovery since we can relate to them. This inspires others that they can become sober too.