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Unhealthy Items at the Health Store: Four Reasons to Be Wary of Supplements

Unhealthy Items at the Health Store: Four Reasons to Be Wary of Supplements Who doesn’t want an extra boost to their health that’s as easy as taking one little pill? Although herbal supplements are often touted as a relatively easy… continue reading »

On the Fast Track: Three Ways Stimulants Negatively Change Your Life

On the Fast Track: Three Ways Stimulants Negatively Change Your Life It’s easy to see the relationship between drug abuse and deteriorating physical health. It’s not a total surprise when an alcoholic experiences liver failure or a meth addict’s teeth… continue reading »

Cross-Isle Issue: Three Things You Should Know About Congress’ Opioid Bill

Cross-Isle Issue: Three Things You Should Know About Congress’ Opioid Bill Last week Congress passed a landmark bill authorizing a significant increase in the level of support to addicts and addiction treatment providers throughout the country. However, like all political… continue reading »

Healthy Pets are Happiest: Four Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe from Drugs

Healthy Pets are Happiest: Four Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe from Drugs You’ve probably thought about how drug use impacts your own health or that of family members, but have you considered how it affects your pets? No one… continue reading »

Three Reasons to Reconsider Medication Assisted (Addiction) Treatment

Three Reasons to Reconsider Medication Assisted (Addiction) Treatment If someone you love is considering entering recovery from opioid addiction, know that their first few months without using their drug of choice will be a time of serious transition. As they… continue reading »

One Résumé at a Time: Five Tips for Job Hunting in Recovery

One Résumé at a Time: Five Tips for Job Hunting in Recovery Going to a job interview can be daunting in the best of circumstances. Now that you’re in recovery from addiction, you may bring a whole host of other… continue reading »

Five Tips for Using Opioid Prescriptions Safely

Five Tips for Using Opioid Prescriptions Safely   If you’ve recently been prescribed an opioid-based medication following an injury or surgery, one issue that should be on the forefront of your mind is safety. In 2015, nearly two million people… continue reading »

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life   Meditative practices offer a simple, intuitive approach to improving your life and mental well being, yet many who could benefit from meditation are quickly deterred by misinformation. Meditation is… continue reading »

What to Look for in an Addiction Treatment Center

What to Look for in an Addiction Treatment Center   I very often get letters from frustrated, frightened parents of grown children who are addicts. These family members are desperate for help because they have sent their loved ones to… continue reading »

More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels

More than Proof: Four Facts We Might Add to Liquor Labels   On every pack of cigarettes sold in this country is a United States Surgeon General’s warning to inform consumers that they are risking illness, injury and death with… continue reading »

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