Benhilda Chanetsa

Benhilda Chanetsa has a BA Honors degree in History and Sociology and a teaching diploma, both from the University of London. She was a high school teacher for 11 years, and chief subeditor at a weekly newspaper for four years. She’s been a freelance lifestyle writer for the past 10 years and has two nonfiction e-books published on Amazon. The books are on overcoming negative thinking and surviving abusive relationships.

How Effective are Addiction Interventions?

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Most addicts don't voluntarily enter addiction treatment programs. Some need a nudge from family, friends, or the court system ... Continue Reading

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What is PreVenture in Addiction Treatment?

By Benhilda Chanetsa

PreVenture is a school-based initiative that aims to determine children who are more prone to addictive behavior and help them ... Continue Reading

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The BPS Model of Addiction Explained

By Benhilda Chanetsa

The BPS model rejects linear, one-dimensional approaches to addiction and prefers a multi-sector treatment approach. Learn more... Continue Reading

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Alcohol Inhalation: A Dangerous Trend

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Alcohol inhalation is a disturbing trend among young adults that involves “smoking” alcohol instead of drinking it in order to ... Continue Reading

Why Being a Helicopter Parent Does Not Help Addiction

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Hovering over your child's activities 24/7 may actually be inducing or maintaining their drug and alcohol abuse. Learn to loose... Continue Reading

Are You Struggling with OCD?

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Check out the information we have on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and find out which celebrities struggle with it. Continue Reading

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5 Things to Look for in a Recovery Therapist

By Benhilda Chanetsa

A lot of people call themselves a "therapist," but that doesn't necessarily mean they are qualified to treat you. Here are the ... Continue Reading