In the same way that the Twelve Step program of Alcoholics Anonymous has helped countless alcoholics find sobriety, Overeater’s Anonymous has come to the aid of those who struggle with compulsive eating and exercising. Using the Twelve Steps, bulimics, anorexics, and compulsive overeaters have found freedom from their obsessive/compulsive relationship with food.
Sexual anorexia refers to people who may suffer in silence within intimate relationships because they literally self-starve themselves toward sexual behavior.
A new self-published eBook has shot to the very top of the bestseller list and given its author a seven figure deal. The book is called Six Weeks to OMG: Get Skinnier than All Your Friends and is written by author Venice A. Fulton, under his pen name.
President Bill Clinton conducted the very first White House Summit regarding Mental Health back in 1999. The goal of the first conference was to educate America as well as the media on the ethical and moral initiative to help dispel stigmas that are often thought of with mental health issues.
One major problem with sex addiction is that many people don’t understand how destructive, painful and damaging the addiction really is.
If you have struggled with alcohol or love someone who has, it comes as no surprise to you that alcohol affects mood. It can turn a mild mannered person into a raging lunatic, a calm person into a hysterical fool, or a happy person into a mess of crying and sadness. Of course, for those…
Marriage is an institution filled with challenges. Couples are faced with trying to navigate through multiple life stages as a team, often finding that conflicting expectations provide ample room for disagreement. Sharing finances and children too can create stress for a couple.
People with substance abuse problems sometimes temporarily or permanently substitute other drugs for their primary drug of addiction. While addicts and recovering addicts typically have a number of justifications for their actions — and may even believe that switching from one drug to another is a sign of improvement — drug substitution is no less…
Anyone who’s done much web-surfing seeking information about treatment options for addictions or other psychiatric diagnoses has seen these three little letters: CBT. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a treatment modality that is widely used and has gained much respect and acceptance by both treatment professionals and clients, mostly due to its reputation for…
Most of us are familiar with many of the popular sites for social networking that may include photo postings such as Facebook. However, some social blogging networks like Tumblr are taking a stand to block pro-anorexia photos and blogs.