Posts By: Ewell Hardman

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Someone with Alcoholism

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Having a friend or loved one who struggles with alcohol abuse can be an overwhelming situation. Whether they’re just getting help or have been in recovery for a while, saying and doing the right thing can be tricky. Handling the situation the right way can make the difference between helping or enabling your loved one. […]

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Teen Drug Addiction: It’s mushrooming out of control

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In today’s society, kids are experimenting with everything at much earlier ages:  drugs and sex being the most prevalent and widely linked together. Parents commonly believe that street drugs draw the kids into chemical addiction, but the real gateway drugs are often found at home – in your bathroom cabinet.    The first “dealers” are usually […]

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What is Addiction?

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So, what is Addiction anyway? I was recently doing a workshop on Understanding Addiction. During the workshop, a gentleman wondered out loud whether addiction to mind and mood altering substances is really a disease. His question gave other people, in the audience, the opportunity to share their opinions about addiction. It became obvious to me […]

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