BIGOREXIA AND THE ADDICTION TO GO BIGGER

Most in recovery recognize that the addiction to drugs and alcohol can easily turn into an addiction to working out and building muscles, but it turns out that bigger isn’t always better–at least not to muscle heads who suffer from of a form of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) known as bigorexia, where an individual is…

BETTY FORD CENTER TO OFFER SERVICES FOCUSING ON LGBT COMMUNITY

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation announced that they will offer a new treatment program addressing addiction in the context of identity aimed at the LGBT community, starting this month in the Coachella Valley. The program will offer services to LGBT people recovering from substance abuse and address issues related to fear, shame, self-hatred, and the rejection…