Causes of addiction
There are many triggers and possible causes that lead to a behavioral or substance addiction. Negative feelings and beliefs about one's environment can lead to poor choices in order to deal with or escape from the discomfort.
Symptoms of addiction
When one finds it hard to stop negative patterns of behavior and it begins to effect one's daily life, it is important to begin seeking help. Consequences of ignoring addiction symptoms can lead to fatal or permanent health damage.
Steps to recovery
The first step is to identify the problem and find help to break the negative patterns. It is important to have support and positive encouragement throughout the recovery process. Learn more about therapy methods.