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Ways to Get Involved During National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month, sponsored and recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), was created with the mission to educate Americans that substance abuse treatment and mental health services can empower those with mental and substance use disorders to live a healthy and rewarding life. Over the past 30 years, the recognition…

What is the difference of fentanyl vs morphine

Fentanyl vs Morphine

Opioid pain relievers control chronic and acute pain. In the fentanyl vs morphine debate, many believe that the former’s stronger and lasts longer. Typically, morphine is something you receive at the hospital. Fentanyl is a prescription you may take at home. However, both are highly addictive and require the help of a drug rehab program.…

How Do I Get My Job Back After Rehab?

Many people who contemplate getting help for their drug or alcohol addiction worry that their job won’t be there when they return to the workforce. Examples of how drug use impacts work include being late to work repeatedly, taking an inordinate number of sick days, acting combative with colleagues or producing subpar work. Unless you…

Managing Stress Without Substances

Significant numbers of teenagers across America are involved in some form of substance abuse. One of the main drivers of this abuse is something normally associated with adult responsibilities: stress. Fortunately, instead of turning to drugs and alcohol — which don’t truly solve the problem in the first place — teens can turn to a…

Techniques to Establish (and Keep!) Your Limits

From short-term effects like injuries and alcohol poisoning to long-term risks like cancer and mental health problems, excessive drinking seriously impacts your health. Whether your drinking is primarily due to happy hour binges or just drinking heavily at home, establishing and keeping your limits is essential to reducing the risks. There are many self-help tips…