Saturday, September 22, 2018
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#MIsery #Sex #Addict ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/201709/what-is-it-be-sex-addict Michael started looking at pornography when he was 11 to escape the dysfunction of his chaotic home life, sometimes “borrowing” his father’s dirty magazines, other times searching for free porn on the Internet. Over time, his sexual forays escalated in both time and intensity. By the start of high school,

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Facebook groups exploiting addiction to sell services

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17370066/facebook-addiction-support-groups-rehab-patient-brokering Laurie Couch first joined the Affected by Addiction Support Group, a closed Facebook group with 70,000 members, she felt a sense of belonging. Here were people who understood her struggle to care for a son addicted to drugs, and they were there to support her, any time of the day

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#New #Zealand #woman’s #story #sex #addiction

Stuff.co.nz: A New Zealand woman's story of sex addiction. https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/love-sex/96839707 s a result, sex therapists tend not to talk about sexual "addiction", says Dr Karen Faisandier, a clinical psychologist based in Wellington. For her PhD research, Faisandier studied a group of 10 men who were seeking therapy for their sexual behaviour,

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#MIsery #Sex #Addict ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/201709/what-is-it-be-sex-addict Michael started looking at pornography when he was 11 to escape the dysfunction of his chaotic home life, sometimes “borrowing” his father’s dirty magazines, other times searching for free porn on the Internet. Over time, his sexual forays escalated in both time and intensity. By the start of high school,

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Credits his turnaround to a relationship with a “peer recovery specialist”

http://khn.org/news/states-see-peer-recovery-coaches-as-a-way-to-break-the-addiction-epidemic/ PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Dustin French, 29, had four drug overdoses in the span of a year. “I was dead on arrival to the hospital,” he said of his last heroin overdose, which happened in April. “I woke up … and I didn’t feel like myself. I could tell this time

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Health and social sectors are struggling with a lack of funding

"Huge demand" for residential treatment. How do we transform the mental health and addictions system? #TahatuRangihttps://t.co/5qBUC1UwzN — PlatformTrust (@PlatformTrust) September 29, 2016 Rehab centres treating drug and alcohol addiction in New Zealand are forced to rely on handouts as their funding is just enough to "survive", a manager says. Peter Rijhnen is the

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