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Can a psychiatrist treat people who are suffering from alcohol addiction?

My husband is an alcoholic. All of our earlier attempts to rid him of this addiction have not turned out well. Will visiting a psychiatrist pave some way for improvement?

How can I convince my son to stop taking drugs?

My 18 year old son is into drugs and I am finding it hard to convince him to quit the drugs and get on a straighter path. What should I do, before it's too late?

Should I consider suboxone for my son?

My son is addicted to opioid medication and is going to a day program for rehabilitation. I want to suggest suboxone because I've heard of its benefits. Is this really something...

Are there natural medications that can help me overcome addiction?

My husband is an alcoholic, and he hasn't gone to AA in over a month without telling me. I'm trying to help him. Are there any natural medications that can help him get over...

How Can I Finally Overcome my Pain Medication Addiction?

For over 10 years now, on and off, I have been addicted to pain medication. I do have horrific headaches that leave me unable to function when they come on. I got addicted to...

What is the treatment for painkiller addiction?

I think my mother is addicted to painkillers. Psychologically, she believes she has body pain and now mindlessly pops a painkiller whenever she feels the pain. Is there a treatment...

Is there any medication to help my husband quit alcohol?

My husband drinks a lot of alcohol, and it causes him to have sudden outbursts with both me, and sometimes the kids. Is there any medication that can help him quit? What other...

How can I help my son with his recovery?

My son was a heroin addict and just came back from rehab to continue his recovery. He's going to the meetings and everything seems to be going okay. Is there anything that I...

I'm afraid that my daughter will relapse. What should I do?

My daughter is in recovery from a heroin addiction, but I'm so scared that she might relapse. My mother recently passed and I think it's making her feel stressed. She only stays...

Why is my son so angry after rehab?

My son went to rehab for his drug addiction, and now that he's out, he has been very angry and abusive towards our family. Why is this happening? Could this mean that he's using...

I saw my daughter stealing money from my bag. Could it be kleptomania?

I saw my 16 year old daughter stealing money from my bag and when I pressed her and asked if she had done this before, she said that she had done it several times and has even...

How is sex addiction treated in men?

Is sex addiction a real problem in some men? How can this be treated?

I am addicted to eating sugar. What can I do to treat this problem?

I believe I have a sugar addiction. I pretty much eat sugar whenever I can, especially when I'm bored. Is there anything I can do to treat this?

How can I ensure my son never gets back into drugs?

With great difficulty I have been able to get my son off drugs. However I am very scared that he could get back into them. How can I help him during this phase of recovery?

Are my headaches due to my attempt to quit smoking?

I am having a lot of headaches ever since I have been trying to quit smoking. Is it psychological or could the two really be connected?

How can I support my husband on his road to sobriety?

My husband is trying to give up drinking but is finding it very hard and painful. I'm not sure how to help him or if the best way to help is to just leave him alone. What do...

My husband needs to have sex everyday. Is it a normal thing for men?

My husband is 39 years old and needs to have sex almost everyday. For me, this is starting to get too much. Is this normal?

My son has been doing coccaine. I am confused how should I deal with this?

My son is 19 years old, and I just found out that he's been doing cocaine. When I caught him, he said that he only did it when he was around friends and that he would stop and...

Is porn addiction a serious medical problem?

I have been addicted to porn for the past 2 years. And, I've never really realized that it was a problem until I started dating my current girlfriend. Is it really a medical...

I am addicted to junk food. Should I see an addiction psychiatrist?

I have been binge eating, and I tend to eat a lot of junk food--especially when I'm stressed. Can an addiction psychiatrist help me?

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