Too much exposure, especially in boys, may stunt social development. Brains at every age, especially developing ones, adapt to the environment in which they find themselves. What worries a growing number of advocates are the potential risks of heavy screen exposure, including, they believe, the hastening of autism in the young and attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in older children.
Help or hinder? Enable or detach? Empathize or criticize? Blow up or shut down? Set boundaries or build walls. This often times becomes a family affair. These dichotomies challenge loved ones. Depending on the circumstances, we may handle each differently. We’ve found that one of the most difficult struggles involves setting and maintaining firm boundaries.
The practice of mindfulness can be helpful and healthy for everyone, but it is especially relevant for people in addiction recovery.
Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a class of central nervous system depressants that most people know by the brand names Xanax, Ativan, Valium and Klonopin. These drugs, commonly prescribed in their generic form, are typically used to treat anxiety, insomnia and seizures. And they’re being prescribed at alarmingly high rates.
Research indicates that those with addictions, specifically alcoholics, have a greater chance of committing suicide (even more occurrences when individuals are intoxicated). Therefore, this topic is very important to the addiction, recovery, and addiction treatment community. The following are potentially harmful myths that "13 Reasons Why" may lead viewers to believe: