Illness Blog Posts

Double Feature Spotlight ~ Lets Talk Gambling & Mental Health

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends & Visitors, I thought I would share a few special people with you today. It has been a while since I have shared about how things have gone with my mental health since starting at a new behavioral center here in...

Why Do I Write and Freelance Recovery Write?

Why do you write?   Since living my life in recovery from gambling addiction and alcohol abuse for more than 8 years now, and even as a young teenager, I always had a diary. I also learned to journal through treatment, therapy, and later in li...

List of Various Fevers inflicting Kerala state: Symptoms and remedies

(image courtesy: malayalam.oneindia.com)Labeling Kerala as 'God's own country' in the world tourism sector will not provide any immunity to the poor state from the different types of fevers (many times new and unheard fevers) attacking a good number...

What Does Gambling Addiction Look Like? It Looks Like This – Can We Help & Support Him?

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends, . Do you know what gambling addiction looks like? Do you know how it impacts your community? Did you know that 1% of our population has a gambling problem? Parents, did you know that problem and addicted gambling h...

The devastating heat wave in the southern port city of Karachi

Pakistani children who are suffering from dehydration due to extreme weather are attended to by their mothers as they wait for their turn at a local hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. A Pakistani official says the devastating week long heat wave in the s...
by All About Pakistan on Jun 28, 2015

Do You Know About Compulsive Gambling Addiction? Just Some Facts . . .

Hello Recovery Friends and Welcome All,   So what is compulsive addicted gambling the disease? It IS: . Yes, gambling addiction is a real disease. I say it all the time, and I won’t stop saying it until we get this addiction known far and...

Heatstroke Prevention

The risk of heat stroke can be reduced by observing precautions to avoid overheating and dehydration. Light, loose-fitting clothes will allow perspiration to evaporate and cool the body. Wide-brimmed hats in light colors help prevent the sun from war...
by My Pakistan on Jun 23, 2015

Heat Stroke

Heat stroke (also known as heatstroke, sun stroke or sunstroke) is a severe heat illness, defined as hyperthermia with a body temperature greater than 40.6 °C (105.1 °F) due to environmental heat exposure with lack of thermoregulation. This is dist...
by My Pakistan on Jun 23, 2015

I am waiting for your reply.

​Calvary Greetings and compliments of the seasons, I sent this mail praying for it to reach you in good health, since I myself are in a very critical health condition in which I sleep every night without knowing if I may be alive to see the next da...
by Scam on Jun 23, 2015

Rounding Out Mental Health Awareness Month With A Pledge To My Friends At NAMI

Hello Recovery Friends and Welcome All!   Since May has about a week left of the month, I wanted to share a special post, courtesy of all the good friends at NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness. They have a campaign going on to help st...

Can My Past Childhood Trauma Cause Mental Health Problems? Or is it, “Tag Your It!”

Hello Recovery Friends, and Welcome New Friends,     I was wondering over the weekend if my mental health issue’s could be caused by a genetic predisposition, or was my childhood trauma and abuse the main cause? The trauma of being s...

The lord jesus christ bless you

HiI apologize for this intrusion. May God bless you immensely my name is Marie Brigitte Prouvost born November 6, 1963 a native of France; I ammarried, Fire, that is to say to the deceased, my husband Steven BRANDON American nationality, glorious and...
by Scam on May 11, 2015

An Article Share From Earlier This Year. Living With Dual Diagnosis In Recovery With Mental Illness.

  MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH ~ Some of My Story . . . “All I remember is waking up in the hospital. I heard people talking about me saying, when the police came to my home, there were knives all around me on the couch and floor o...

Grief And The Blame Game

"You can't place blame in hindsight like that, when you didn't know, you couldn't know and we may never know why it happened..." ~ Cy Zentzis, Childhood Cancer Angel, 2015Any time we experience something negative or challenging we all have a tenancy...
by Hope In The Storm on Apr 30, 2015

Sharing my past Addiction, Recovery, Living With Mental Illness, and Childhood Trauma to Help others is INTEGRITY.

Hello Recovery Friends, Supporters, and Welcome New Visitors, . Learning to live a life of Integrity in Recovery.  .  .  . Many times, we as bloggers and advocates wonder if there is anyone reading what we have to share about of our lives. Not bec...

April Is Childhood Abuse Prevention Month ~ A Deep Share Of My Story ~ We Just Want To Be Believed & Heard . . .

Yes, I am a childhood sex, trauma, and abuse SURVIVOR . . . .   “According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, it’s estimated that 679,000 children were victims of child abuse and out of that number, 1,484 children died a...

Surviving Seasons Of Grief, Holidays And Anniversaries

"The feat of surviving is directly related to the capacity of the survivor." ~ Claire CameronI feel like I have a hangover.  My body aches, I am slightly bitchy, exhausted and ready for recovery. The past three and a half months have once again...
by Hope In The Storm on Apr 3, 2015

So, How Does One Recover From Gambling Addiction, Mental Illness & Behavioral Problems? They Call This Dual Diagnosis. . .

Hello Recovery Friends, and Welcome All Visitors,     . . So how does one recover from gambling addiction while living with mental illness? It can be difficult and a bumpy ride, but it can be done. I did it, and am doing it, and you can too...

Pakistan’s First Aid Policy 2015-2020

Respected All, The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) on Wednesday December 31st, 2014 launched the first ever national first aid policy to regulate the training for a better response to the victims during any natural or man-made disasters or even...

A Special Re-Share From My Friend Rhonda Johnson’s Important Blog

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends, I happen to see this on my good friend Rhonda Johnson’s blog, and I find appropriate to share here. To me, it’s important to continue to talk about Mental Health issues, as many of us have a daily chall...
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