The F.A.S.T.E.R Relapse Awareness Scale is a helpful tool to assess if you are at risk for relapse. The acronym identifies specific warning signs in your life that can lead to relapse. The sooner you catch yourself, the higher likelihood you have to maintain sobriety.
Most people can enjoy a piece of chocolate cake, partake in gambling without losing an entire paycheck, or even go on a shopping spree for a new wardrobe. People with process addictions can’t stop themselves even when they know it is causing issues in their lives.
Group therapy involves one or two counselors and two or more clients meeting for recurring sessions. Research indicates that group therapy is effective in treating multiple mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, eating disorders, and borderline personality disorder.
Children of all ages and all walks of life experience bullying in their schools at some point. Bullying can be detrimental to a child’s emotional development. While being bullied is devastating to a child, bullying other children also impedes on a child’s development.