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Five Stages of Grief: Anger
Five Stages of Grief: Anger

There are healthy ways to express anger, but it takes a fair amount of understanding and self-awareness to realize just how unhealthy our general expressions of anger can be. (Shutterstock) This is the third article in our multi-part series on addiction and the five...

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Five Stages of Grief: Denial
Five Stages of Grief: Denial

Sometimes it feels as if a person in denial just won’t listen to reason. But we have to understand denial if we are to deal with it in a healthy manner. (Depositphotos) We recently published an introduction to our multi-part series on addiction and the five stages of...

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Addiction and the Five Stages of Grief
Addiction and the Five Stages of Grief

In the 1969 book On Death and Dying, Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross outlines five stages of grief that terminally ill patients must go through before they can begin to accept their fate. Less than fifty years have passed since this book was published, yet...

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EMDR Trauma Therapy and Addiction Treatment
EMDR Trauma Therapy and Addiction Treatment

EMDR was devised as a way to treat PTSD, such as that experienced by many veterans. (ShutterStock) People have different reasons for becoming addicts and alcoholics. Many are people who simply partied too much at an early age and found it difficult to stop. Others...

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Amethyst Moms' Corner and Parent Alumni Program
Amethyst Moms' Corner and Parent Alumni Program

A while back, we published an article entitled "Addiction as a Family Disease: Stories of Hope." In this article, we discussed the two-way relationship in which the addict affects their family while the family has an effect on the addict. We related three stories of...

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UNITE to Face Addiction Rally 2015
UNITE to Face Addiction Rally 2015

October is almost upon us (just a little over a month away), which means that anyone able to travel to Washington, DC, will have the opportunity to attend the 2015 UNITE to Face Addiction rally. This conference-style event will take place on Sunday, October 4, and...

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Adventure Therapy for Addiction
Adventure Therapy for Addiction

Ropes courses are among the popular forms of adventure therapy. (Allen Eyestone/Palm Beach Post) It is a commonly known fact that rehabilitation centers offer therapy to those who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, so that they may face their inner demons and...

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Healthy Practices – Zen Sitting Meditation
Healthy Practices – Zen Sitting Meditation

A while back, we explored the notion of walking meditation as a healthy practice for daily living. We covered the benefits of such meditation and three different approaches that one might take, ending with a few assorted tips to remember. But walking meditation is...

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Insurance and the Cost of Addiction Treatment
Insurance and the Cost of Addiction Treatment

We write a lot on this site about why treatment for alcohol and drug addiction is a necessity. Whether discussing addiction as a family disease or simply talking about the tendency of many addicts and alcoholics to find themselves in legal trouble, the common theme is...

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