man nervous about his adderall consumption

Is Adderall Dangerous?

Conversations about opioids have become more common as media has been covering rising numbers of opioid abuse.  With this in mind, people may wonder what opiates and opioids are.  People may also want to know if a painkiller they have been prescribed, such as Percocet, is considered an opiate or opioid. Percocet is in a…

Ben Affleck on Addiction- Part 2

Ben Affleck opens up to Diane Sawyer Ben Affleck opens up to Diane Sawyer on his supportive friends in Hollywood, his sobriety and his new movie "The Way Back." https://gma.abc/3bQOO2Z Posted by Good Morning America on Friday, 21 February 2020   Ben Affleck continues to share his vulnerability in discussing his experience with addiction.  The…

Psychologist summing up results of young reunited family

Can You Be Addicted to a Person?

Understanding the origin of codependency, it’s long-term effects and available treatment options By Alisha Barnes, M.S.   What Is Codependency  Codependency is the reliance on another person for reassurance, validation and security. A codependent person may present with difficulties making independent decisions, struggle with self-esteem outside of the context of the relationship and a value…