Can I Be Addicted To Food?

Have you ever found yourself so hungry, that you desperately wanted to order a delectable cheese-filled multi-topping pizza? Or at the office, when during a rather heavy workload day, you wished you could gorge on a large plate of hot sumptuous mutton biryani? And maybe later have a Black Forest pastry or fruit overload sundae? […]


What Are The Obvious And Not So Obvious Signs Of Depression?

Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic suicide came as a rude shock to all the fans that he had managed to earn through his brilliant acting. But it was not the first instance of a celebrity ending his or her life due to clinical depression; there are numerous other examples, such as Chester Bennington (lead singer of […]


Why Medical Supervision Is Necessary For Alcohol Detox?

Nelsan Ellis, the popular American actor, and playwright was going from peak to peak in his career. But what a lot of people did not know was he was desperately trying to overcome his drug and alcohol addiction. However, when he died at the young age of 39, his death was not due to alcohol […]


How a 12 Step Program Helps Recovery, Is It Right For You?

In the lexicon of de-addiction therapies, ’12-Steps’ is a very popular term. But what are those 12 Steps who designed them, and how does the 12-Step recovery program help from addiction? This post hopes to throw more light on the same. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) AA is a global community that was incepted around 80 years […]


Binge Drinking- A Serious Warning Comes Attached

Remember the last time you were at a party with your friends/office colleagues, and you had one tequila shot with everyone? And the additional 2 glasses of whiskey because others insisted after you had already downed three of them? What they just managed to get you to do, and what you ended up doing, is […]


How to choose an appropriate de-addiction center?

Having to select a de-addiction or rehabilitation center is one of the more puzzling decisions that one would have to make. This is because unlike for other decisions where one can rely on the experiences of near and dear ones, very few people would be able to narrate their experience of going through rehab. Nevertheless, […]


Can You Get Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Back in 2012, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated that in the US, around 16.7 million people of 12+ years of age had abused prescription drugs, with around 2.1 million of them showing signs of drug abuse disorders. Clearly, the statistics demonstrate how widespread the problem of prescription drug abuse can get. […]


Gambling addiction – Don’t Gamble Your Life Away

Wherever it is legal, a lot of people might have engaged in recreational gambling with some spare change, just to try their luck. Gambling may also be indulged upon once upon a time, especially during festivals. However, this temporary indulgence, for some people, becomes an obsession, and they may go to extreme lengths to try […]


Relapse- How To Counter It

One of the more disheartening feelings would be to be helpless in preventing a relapse of addiction after having successfully undergone therapy to overcome it. This is because although the habit is broken, the temptation and the craving to experience the feeling of being high might not have completely vanished. And it takes a moment […]


5 Signs of Hidden Drug or Alcohol Use

As per the World Drug Report 2017, as many as 29.5 million people globally suffer from drug abuse-related disorders. Alcohol and drug use have led several people to a point of total ruin, even as they find it impossible to prevent sliding down the slippery slope once they get addicted to it. And in such […]