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 […]

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. […]

How to drink responsibly

Ah – it’s finally Friday! Which means it’s finally the weekend. The thing we’ve been most excited for all week. As the weekend approaches, this usually means that most of us will hvae a drink, or a few. But if you’re one of those people who are partaking in consuming alcohol, I”ll be giving a […]

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 […]

How to Recover from a Gambling Addicition

Many people can enjoy gambling without it becoming a major problem, but for other people over time can develop a Gambling Addiction which can ruin their lives.  The urge to gamble can be overwhelming and can lead to someone lie, steal, blow all their life savings and miss out on the rest of their lives. […]