Shopaholics
 

Unhooked / April 10, 2014

"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

 
Managing Relapse
 

Unhooked / May 12, 2013

Some say relapse is part of recovery. Yet it matters not how many times one falls but how many times one gets up. In this episode of Unhooked, the topic of managing relapse is discussed, along with positive ways to help the addict through relapse.

 
Prescription Pills
 

Unhooked / June 09, 2013

Abuse of prescription pills is growing and no addict looks alike. In this episode of Unhooked, the tell-tale signs of prescription pill addiction are outlined, along with ways to find help.

 
Negative Environments for Drug Endangered Children
 

Unhooked / June 02, 2013

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.

 
Alcoholism in Adults
 

Unhooked / April 10, 2014

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.

 
Supportive Faith Communities
 

Unhooked / April 10, 2014

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.

 
Underage Alcoholism
 

Unhooked / April 10, 2014

Peer pressure. Rites of passage to adulthood. Ability to forget problems. These are some of the reasons that prompt underage drinking. Millions of teens start this addictive habit without truly understanding the consequences.