Life Process Program Blog
Pills, Heroin and Street Drugs: What you Need to Know
Painkillers aren’t Addictive like Heroin, Right? It seems like it should be clear. Prescription painkillers are something you take for “polite pain,” like for a backache, or post-surgery; many keep them and use them when a shoulder acts up,...read more
The worlds BEST online addiction treatment program… just got better!
The Life Process Program is proud to announce a significant update to its unique online addiction program, including a new look, new content and new features! The Life Process Program was first created and implemented as an inpatient program...read more
Suspect you have a Problem with Porn? How to get Help
Once upon a time, back in the ‘70s, young adults used to sidle up to the counter at the 7-11, take a look around, and in a voice low enough to make him lean in a little bit, ask...read more
Five Addictive Aspects of Donald Trump’s Need for Love, Sex, and Intimacy
Over the weekend, Anderson Cooper interviewed two former mistresses of Donald Trump. First was former Playboy model Karen McDougal on CNN. Second was his interview on 60 Minutes with adult film actress Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford). The women—and...read more
So whats the benefit in quitting an addiction?
IF MOTIVATION is the force that drives you to act, then rewards are what you gain from that activity. People quit their addictions when they begin to get more rewards for living without the addiction than they got from...read more
Overdose and Other Drug and Addiction Myths
Everything you believe about drugs/addiction is wrong. EVERYTHING. It matters. I. Drug Overdose Tom Petty died from, according to the New York Times headline, an “Accidental Drug Overdose.” Here’s the coroner’s list of the drugs found in Petty’s system: fentanyl,...read more
Let’s Commend Fact-Based Thinking: Except With Alcohol
Kurt Anderson commends rationality and science (except for alcohol, of course). I have to tip my hat to New York magazine writer and public radio host, Kurt Anderson, for passionately detailing how America has descended into irrational and magical thinking(“How America Lost...read more
What Is Addiction?
The recognition that addiction is not linked to a specific chemical object, and that it occurs with sex, or shopping, or gaming, should instead make us see that addiction can never be dealt with in a purely medical way,...read more
Addiction is NOT a disease
THE GROWTH OF ADDICTION TREATMENT in the United States, predicated on the idea that alcoholism and addictions of all kinds are diseases, is a public-relations triumph, and not a triumph of reason or science. The idea that modern addiction...read more
Self-manage your ‘addiction’ with the Life Process Program
The disease model of addiction does more harm than good because it does not give people enough credit for their resilience and capacity to change. It underestimates people’s ability to figure out what is good for them and to...read more