A Family’s Perspective: Battling Addiction – Part 1

My family never imagined we’d have to endure all that transpired in our lives over the past two years. If I didn’t have the relationship I have with Jesus Christ, one that brings me closer to God, I may not have walked through this very well at all, nor be the glue that held us … Continue reading A Family’s Perspective: Battling Addiction – Part 1

Preventing or ending a phone addiction – yes, it’s a real thing!!

We live within a society were we rely heavily on technology, whether it be using our laptops to tablets to satellite navigation within our cars to get from point A to point B and of course our phones. When we look back when we were younger or even at our parents and grandparents day, we … Continue reading Preventing or ending a phone addiction – yes, it’s a real thing!!

Time To Change – U.K.

Time To Change  is a U.K. based organization to help end the stigma and discrimination against mental illness. Their web-site provides information and links to help those who want to get involved, whether they've been personally affected by mental illness or not. The web-site provides resources such as pamphlets, booklets, posters, and more to help … Continue reading Time To Change – U.K.

Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)

Before doing something impulsively, many of us are able to control our urge to want to do it. However, those who suffer froma  impulse control disorder (or ICD) cannot - putting them at higher risk for harming themselves or others. Some formal ICDs include: pathological gambling (PG), kleptomania, trichotillomania (TTM), compulsive skin picking, and more. … Continue reading Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)