Dennis McLaughlin spent much of his working life in corporate IT. Several years ago, he decided to follow his passion, which is to help people afflicted with addiction issues to find recovery. For the last five years, Dennis has worked at the Phoenix Treatment Facility, a CBT-based residential drug and alcohol program based in Manly,…

Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin. The research suggests that exercise can reduce anxiety sensitivity and depressive symptoms, doubling the chances of cessation for these adults. According to a study in the journal Psychosomatic…