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Monthly Archives: October 2013

What to Avoid in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

Substance abuse and mental health services are just like anything else – there are facilities and types of treatment that are truly valuable and helpful, and there are things that just seem to prolong the problem or even make it worse. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to differentiate between the two – especially when you’re Continue Reading

Achieving Work/Life Balance for Recovering Addicts

If there’s one thing that almost all of us are addicted to in this country, it’s work. According to ABC News, Americans work more than any other country in the industrialized world, and even the most positive reports say that the average work week is getting longer. Back in August, when an investment banking intern Continue Reading

How to Answer Questions from Co-Workers about Rehab

Many people who enter drug or alcohol rehab find themselves needing to adjust their work schedule. Whether they’re taking an extended period of time off to go to an inpatient treatment center or leaving early a couple afternoons a week to attend therapy sessions, these schedule changes may attract attention from curious co-workers. If your Continue Reading

Long-Term Effects of Drug Addiction

While many drugs may make users feel like they’re receiving a reward in the short term, regular drug use over an extended period of time can have serious long-term effects on both physical and mental health. It is important for anyone with a drug addiction to learn about the long-term consequences of substance abuse, as Continue Reading

Lesser-Known Company Benefits to Help You Stay Healthy After Rehab

For anyone suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, one of the scariest thoughts about entering rehab might be that it could jeopardize your job. In-patient rehab treatment can last for a month or more, and if you work full-time, taking all that time off to get help with your addiction may seem unthinkable. However, Continue Reading

From Drug to Drug: Prescriptions Aid in Addiction Treatment

Treating a drug addiction with another drug might at first sound counterintuitive—isn’t that just replacing one problem with another? And in fact, that has been a criticism of some drugs like methadone, which is used to treat opioid addictions but that can lead to patients developing a tolerance for and a dependence on this treatment. Continue Reading

Drug Usage by Regional Location: What to Watch For

Have you ever wondered how drug usage varies in different regions of the United States? It’s something that’s important to consider, especially if you’re recently sober and are going to be moving or traveling soon. Drug culture varies widely by state, so here’s a breakdown of some of the highest rates of drug use in Continue Reading

Get Help for You and an Elderly Parent with an Alcohol Addiction

Our bodies and minds naturally deteriorate as we age, but talking about or dealing with the consequences of these changes is anything but easy. How do you bring up the fact that you don’t want your dad driving anymore because his reflexes have slowed? Or that the reason your mother’s neighbors are “lying” about the Continue Reading

Reducing Drug Addiction: Prescription Drug Regulation

A drug doesn’t have to be manufactured in someone’s basement to be dangerous; pharmacy drug abuse has become a huge problem in the United States. Many people may think that abusing  medications from the pharmacy is safer than abusing other illicit substances because they have been prescribed by a doctor, but misusing prescription drugs carries Continue Reading

Smoking Cessation Drugs Found Not to Increase Suicide Risk

One of the most common news headlines is that smoking cessation drugs are linked to suicide risk. Chantix’s coverage by Fox News and other outlets has painted the entire industry with the same brush, and it’s made individuals who could really benefit from smoking cessation drugs avoid them. This is a serious problem, and it’s Continue Reading