One of the hallmarks of addiction is denial. At some level, you know what you are doing is bad and this leads to cognitive dissonance. This means that you hold two conflicting ideas:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1 - the strong desire to drink and use drugs and ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2 - the knowledge...
A good tip for dealing with cravings is the "The Four Ds"⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1 - Delay – Cravings rise and fall like waves, if you can delay a relapse decision for 20 minutes you’ll generally find the cravings dissipate on their own.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2- Distract – Craving time passes m...
Ask us anything campaign #ASKUS
From FRIDAY and every week we will be starting a weekly campaign around your mental health, giving you a safe space to ask us anything! .
If you’ve ever felt like you’d like to see a counselor but were too nervous, didn't have the mone...
Parents,you have a major impact on your children and teenagers’ decision not to use drugs and alcohol. Keep open communications with your kids! It will go a long way to helping them make good choices. Underage drinking can have lifelong effects.