Monthly Archives: May 2018

PROMISING RESEARCH COULD CHANGE THE WAY WE TREAT BINGE EATING AND OBESITY

New research published in Addiction Biology could explain the mechanism behind binge eating, which is closely linked to obesity.

Obesity is a growing global epidemic, and many developed countries, such as the United States, offer “obesogenic environments” that are conducive to unhealthy habits like binge eating. These environments are defined […]

PROMISING RESEARCH COULD CHANGE THE WAY WE TREAT BINGE EATING AND OBESITY2019-07-17T16:00:27+00:00

5 DO’S AND DON’T OF TALKING TO YOUR LOVED ONE ABOUT THEIR ADDICTION

If you suspect your loved one has a substance use problem and is in denial about it, bringing up the topic can feel awkward or even frightening. Defensiveness is the default response to such conversations for many people who have a substance use disorder or addiction, and any concerns or feedback you express are usually […]

5 DO’S AND DON’T OF TALKING TO YOUR LOVED ONE ABOUT THEIR ADDICTION2019-07-17T16:00:36+00:00

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN YOUR LOVED ONE’S TREATMENT

The impact of substance abuse is varied and complicated. Family dynamics often contribute to and feed into the disease of addiction, which is why addiction is often called a “family disease”–and why it’s so important for the entire family to engage in treatment.

Whether your loved one is new to treatment or has been through multiple […]

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN YOUR LOVED ONE’S TREATMENT2019-07-17T16:01:44+00:00

EXPERTS CRITICAL OF CONGRESS’ RESPONSE TO OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Congress is at work on next phase of its response to the opioid epidemic, but according to experts, their response is failing to deliver compared to the scope of the crisis, especially when it comes to funding for treatment.

Experts say that states need more money over a longer period of time and that most of […]

EXPERTS CRITICAL OF CONGRESS’ RESPONSE TO OPIOID EPIDEMIC2019-07-17T16:01:54+00:00

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Former NY Jet Erik Coleman Speaks About Addiction Recovery Advocacy & The Guardian Recovery Network

Erik Coleman, former New York Jet, had his sights set on broadcasting long before his current job in broadcast journalism. Coleman, the Jets’ free safety and former 5th round pick from the [...]

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