Setting Personal Boundaries with Toxic Family Members

Setting Personal Boundaries with Toxic Family Members

A recent study found that toxic people can create toxic mental environments for the people they are close to. In turn, this can cause mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. If the issues at hand aren’t addressed or treated, the risk of developing...

Understanding the Many Types of OCD

A Better Life Recovery 2.2 million adults in the US suffer from OCD.  If you’re one of these 2.2 million adults, then you know how difficult it can be to live with this illness. If you have a loved one with this disease, then you also know the toll it can...

Problem Drinker vs. Alcoholic: What’s the Difference?

A Better Life Recovery According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in 2018, 139.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, were alcohol users. But as you can imagine, not every single one of those individuals was, or is, a problem drinker or an alcoholic....
The Magic of 12 Step Programs: Why They Work

The Magic of 12 Step Programs: Why They Work

When Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935, it had two members: the founders. Today, it has over two million members and over 125,000 different types of groups, catering to every alcoholic and addict in the world. It seems like something’s working, doesn’t...