Gambling
 

Unhooked / 16 VIEWS

Gambling provides high stakes for winning but the stakes for addiction are even greater. In this episode, the euphoric high of winning is discussed, along with the effect losing has on one’s financial, emotional and physical health.

 
Alcoholism in Adults
 

Unhooked / 16 VIEWS

One drink won't hurt, or will it? Many adults wish they had never taken the first sip. In this episode, the long-term effects of alcohol use and abuse are discussed.

 
Self Mutilation/Cutting
 

Unhooked / 13 VIEWS

Self-mutilation is a growing but underreported addiction. Addicts are often embarrassed and feel guilty, Scars are easily concealed, leading to a cover-up of the problem.

 
Treatment Options
 

Unhooked / 10 VIEWS

Each addict is different and so are the needs for treatment. This episode highlights the variety of available treatment options, including inpatient facilities, partial hospitalization, outpatient facilities, 12 step meetings, etc.

 
Enablers
 

Unhooked / 10 VIEWS

It can be difficult to have the power to say “No!” For enablers, it’s twice as hard. Well-meaning family members and friends can often stunt the recovery progress of the addict.

 
Negative Environments for Drug Endangered Children
 

Unhooked / 9 VIEWS

Creating safe and healthy environments are key to the positive development of any child. These surroundings also may indicate if a child might begin addictive and unhealthy behaviors.

 
Supportive Faith Communities
 

Unhooked / 9 VIEWS

We are all equal at the foot of the cross. That is why it is essential that faith communities provide support, healing, comfort, not judgment or condemnation. Church members have an opportunity to put God's love in action.

 
Workaholics
 

Unhooked / 9 VIEWS

Working long hours can bring professional promotion and desired recognition from others. Yet these extra minutes can into an inability to let go of the office. It's a subtle addiction that suffocates the balance between work, home and God.

 
Addictive Environments
 

Unhooked / 8 VIEWS

Environments don’t always determine the outcome of one’s life but they definitely have an effect. In this episode of Unhooked, learn how certain environments can encourage and perpetuate a cycle of unhealthy behaviors.