Addiction is both physical and mental. Behavioral addiction is very common from anything to gaming to gambling to pornography to sex. The mindset of resetting the mind and overcoming addictions due to behavior is a long task that sometimes involves a variety of coping methods. Whether substance or action, certain behaviors can be broken over time if the person is willing to acknowledge the issue. Meditation and hypnosis as well as support groups can all play big roles in helping others overcome addiction. The key is reshaping old behaviors and habits into better productive and healthy ones. Moderation is key
Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Counseling Certification and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification.
Please also review the video below on Substance Abuse and behavioral addiction