Identify Enabling and Provoking behaviors- Brief summary
Enabling: Behavior that protects the alcoholic or addict from the consequences of drinking or drug use. 1. Making excuses for problems caused by drinking or drug use. 2. Pretending to accept the alcoholic's excuses simply to avoid conflict. 3. Protecting the alcoholic from
How can the family help?
The gentle caress of a mother, the warm embrace of a father or the healing shoulder of a spouse can go a long away in the recovery of a person suffering from mental health issues. The role of the client’s
What is enbabling? Are you an enabler?
What if the steps you were taking to help a friend or family member through a problem or crisis were actually the very things hurting them most? And, what if the effects of your mistake not only harmed your loved
Addiction: Addiction is a condition in which a person develops bio-psycho-social dependence on any mood-altering substance. People begin to use alcohol or drugs for psycho-social reasons. They drink because it makes them feel good (a psychological reason), because other people do,
Anger and Aggression
A common question that we ask everyone we meet. Happy, excited, sad, scared, embarrassed, numb are different words we use to describe our emotions. Emotions can be very confusing, but another overpowering and commonplace emotion that we all experience is
I Do Not Want Help!
The recent death of an eminent doctor is a great loss to the field of mental health professionals. He was considered a highly qualified doctor catering to the needs of many clients and patients. According to the news, he was