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Substance Abuse Counseling: How To Know If It’s Time To Get Help

Substance abuse counseling is therapy for a wide variety of addictions. Typically, when therapists talk about substance abuse, they’re talking about drug and/or alcohol abuse...

Different Types Of Abuse And Their Impact On You

Abuse is an epidemic and is very common all over the world. Whether it is intimate partner violence, child abuse, or adult abuse, they are all too common. While abuse is known...

What Is Physical Abuse And How Do You Identify A Victim?

Physical abuse is defined as any deliberate act, behavior or physical force by an individual or individuals against someone which causes them bodily harm, injury, trauma or...

What Is Mental Abuse And How Can You Protect Yourself?

When most people think about the abuse they think about physical abuse because it’s something they can see. You think about bruises, ‘accidents’, and ...

How To Recognize Sexual Abuse? Who Can Be A Victim Of Sexual Abuse?

WHAT IS SEXUAL ABUSE? When one person imposes or forces unwanted sexual behaviour on another person, it is defined as sexual abuse or molestation. Sometimes, threats, violence,...

Revictimization In Interpersonal Violence Survivors

Anxiety disorders affect 18% of the United States population (ADAA). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), one of the most common anxiety disorders, impacts nearly 7% of all...

What Is Alcohol Abuse? What Makes Someone An Alcoholic?

WHAT IS ALCOHOL ABUSE? In today’s world alcohol plays such an integral role in society, the line between what is considered a moderate amount of alcohol to drink and what is...

Are You In An Abusive Relationship?

You can easily tell if you’re in an abusive relationship, right? Maybe, maybe not. You have to have two bodies of knowledge before you can see whether your relationship is...

What Are The Different Types Of Drug Abuse & How To Get Help?

Defined simply, drug abuse is the general term used to describe the excessive and habitual use of some kind of substance, such as alcohol, marijuana or cocaine. These drugs...

What Is Domestic Abuse? How To Know You’re A Victim Of Abuse?

WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE? It affects almost one-third of the women in the world. People see it. They hear about it. Unfortunately, only a few of them have developed the guts...

Calming The Storm Of Caregiver Stress To Prevent Elder Abuse

Things are changing in the world of elder care, just as they are in other facets of our lives. Elderly people are living longer than ever before, but it doesn’t change the fact...

You’re Not Crazy, But Emotional Abuse Can Make You Think You Are

When you’re in an emotionally abusive relationship, you are probably questioning your reality. You may start to have doubts about what you said or did because your partner...
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