Monthly Archives: March 2019

Internet Addiction Treatment

In the digital era, understanding and treating internet addiction is complicated because so much of our everyday life relies on internet connectivity. Social media like Facebook and Instagram as well as YouTube videos and the endless information available thanks to smartphones has made the internet nearly impossible to ignore. In some senses, the internet has

A Changing of the Guard

These days Mexican drug cartels are in the forefront of people’s minds when they think about the opioid epidemic. Our southern neighbor has vast poppy fields and tons of heroin are smuggled across the border each year. The violence associated with these drug organizations is frightening. Their power and influence reach across Mexico and across

Can Xanax Increase Anxiety?

As with all medications, there are potential side effects that accompany the benefits of prescription drugs. When drugs are prescribed by a doctor, those benefits usually outweigh the negatives, and doctors are trained to monitor the progress of how well those drugs may be working for someone. When drugs are taken without a prescription or

AA: The First Step Toward Recovery

“Step One is really about a change of mentality that prepares you for the rest of the steps” 12 Step Programs Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are both 12-step programs of recovery. Both fellowships have the same primary purpose and are open to anyone who believes that they have a problem. You can