Recovery Bill of Rights

Recovery Bill of Rights for Trauma Survivors Trauma is far too common and touches nearly every part of a person’s life. The Recovery Bill of Rights can give dignity and support to trauma survivors. Article Contents What is Trauma? According to the American Psychological Association, trauma is an emotional response to a horrific event.1 Common […]

MDMA Rehab

MDMA Rehab

MDMA REHAB: treating the abuse of MDMA MDMA is a substance that can cause severe damage to the brain and negatively affect overall wellbeing. Here’s what you need to know about the drug. Article Contents What is MDMA? 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, most known as MDMA, is a synthetic drug that alters the mood and acts as a […]

ADHD and Addiction

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ADHD and Addiction ADHD puts individuals at more risk for a substance use disorder. Read here to find out more about ADHD and addiction. Article Contents What is ADHD? According to the American Psychiatric Association, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children.1 However, many do not realize it affects […]

OCD and Addiction

OCD and Addiction Learn about what OCD is and how it can contribute to substance abuse disorder. Article Contents What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? OCD is characterized by the presence of obsessions and/or compulsions. The difference between “developmentally normative preoccupations” and those of OCD is that preoccupations of OCD are excessive or persistent beyond […]

Yoga for Addiction

Yoga for Addiction

Yoga for Addiction A guide to the benefits of yoga for addiction recovery and yoga poses for beginners. Article Contents Treatment for addiction includes many different therapies. Medications, behavioral counseling, and 12 step programs are just a few of the techniques used to overcome substance addictions. To improve mental wellbeing and physical fitness, recovery programs […]

Relapse Prevention and Recovery

Relapse Prevention and Recovery

Relapse Prevention and Recovery Understanding the symptoms of relapse and how to avoid it. Article Contents What Is Relapse? Regarding addiction, relapse is a return to substance use after a period of nonuse. This reinstatement of drug-seeking behavior is common and does not mean that individuals who relapse have failed to recover from drug addiction or […]

Somatic Experiencing Therapy for PTSD

Somatic Experiencing Therapy for PTSD

Somatic Experiencing Therapy for PTSD Somatic experiencing therapy can help those suffering from PTSD. Somatic therapy focuses on the body’s response to a traumatic event and releasing this stress from the body. Article Contents What is Somatic Experiencing Therapy? Somatic experiencing therapy for PTSD is a body-based approach to heal people suffering from post-traumatic stress […]

Addiction in Tech Companies

Addiction in Tech Companies

Addiction in Tech Companies The tech industry is one of the most stress-inducing areas of work. Employees of tech companies may be driven to substance abuse to cope with the stressors of their career. Article Contents Introduction Addiction is a chronic medical condition that involves certain interactions among brain circuits. Genetics and one’s living environment also […]

Medical Professionals and Addiction

Medical Professionals and Addiction is a critical danger to others

Medical Professionals and Addiction We rely on doctors, nurses, technicians, and other healthcare professionals to help us with addiction. But who helps them? Over 100,000 healthcare professionals struggle with abuse. Article Contents A career in the medical profession has long been associated with long working hours, traumatic experiences, and trying situations. Addiction in medical professionals […]