Tobacco
 

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Tobacco abuse is an accepted addiction in many societies. It is easily obtained and legal for young adults. Its availability is one reason why it is a common gateway drug for addicts.

 
Codependency
 

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This episode discusses codependency and its negative effects on families and its role in addictions. As codependent family members hide negative behaviors that should be confronted, no one in the family gets better.

 
Family Impact
 

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Addictions do not just affect one person. These unhealthy behaviors often become a tangled web of emotions and situations. Family members and friends are affected and the role they play could determine the addict's success in recovery.

 
Workaholics
 

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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.

 
Shopaholics
 

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"I want this. I must have this." Before long, a shopaholic is surrounded by purchases they never needed. In this episode, experts discuss the addictive behavior of shopaholics and their need to get more. Guest Expert: Dr. Calvin Thomsen

 
Anger
 

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Violence. Manipulation. Revenge. There are many ways anger can affect one's life, creating distrust and clouding one's judgment. Its vicious control creeps into all aspects of life. In her own words, Tina explains how childhood anger grew into rage.

 
Treatment Options
 

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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.

 
Overeating
 

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In a society where a "Super Size Me' mentality are often the norm, there's a thin line between eating just enough and too much. Eating may not be about staying healthy but finding comfort. Guest Experts: Laurelle Warner & Barbara Dickinson

 
Anorexia & Bulimia
 

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The desire to be thin at all costs is a struggle for women and men allike. In this episode, the tell-tale signs of anorexia and bulimia are explained, along with their long-term effects. Guest Experts: Laurelle Warner & Barbara Dickinson