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)

Gambling Addiction Warning Signs

It can be quiet difficult to identify when an individual is suffering from a Gambling Addiction.  A Gambling Addiction can be referred to as a hidden illness, as an individual can display no obvious symptoms or physical signs compared to other addictions. Initially we may not want to believe our loved one or someone we know … Continue reading Gambling Addiction Warning Signs