Have a look at this addiction news article from last week’s Guardian, click here to see the full article.
“From sex to sugar to social media, people are in the grip of a wider range of compulsive behaviours. But what is driving them – and what can be done?”
A very interesting article that discusses why people get addicted, even to things that they no longer enjoy.
Another article from November last year, also in The Guardian talks about how opening up about past trauma is key to overcoming addiction, click here to read the full article.
“Opening up to past trauma is difficult, but self-awareness is key to addressing issues that leave us vulnerable.”
Another interesting article, asks not what you are addicted to but what caused the addiction.
Have a look at our health information pages about drug and alcohol addiction, just click here or search in the health info side bar for more specific information.