The Reasons Why Someone Becomes Addicted

The Five Reasons Someone Becomes Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

For decades, researchers have tried to identify the primary reasons someone becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol. Despite varying theories that have evolved over the years, five primary factors contribute to someone becoming addicted to drugs and alcohol. These factors include genetic components, environmental factors, chronic stress, trauma & adverse childhood experiences, and mental health.…

Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

Guided Meditation: A Powerful Drug Addiction Treatment Tool

If you are among the millions who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s wildly popular book Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia or the millions more who saw the movie adaptation starring Julia Roberts, a discussion of meditation might conjure images of an Indian ashram in your mind. And, while others are talking about…