Monthly Archives: February 2018

IS INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT THE NEXT TOOL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC?

Civil commitment, or involuntary commitment, allows health professionals, members of law enforcement and relatives to petition a court for the treatment of a person who has mental illness and is seen as a danger to themselves or others. 37 states and Washington, D.C. have civil commitment laws in place that allow the state to commit […]

IS INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT THE NEXT TOOL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC?2019-07-17T16:01:48+00:00

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR LOVED ONE ABOUT THEIR ADDICTION

If you have a loved one who is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, you likely know how difficult it can be to confront them about it. Perhaps you’ve tried having a conversation in the past that was met with avoidance, anger, guilt or other deflecting behaviors that prevent you from having a constructive conversation. […]

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR LOVED ONE ABOUT THEIR ADDICTION2019-07-17T16:07:31+00:00

OVERCOMING THE OPIOID USE CYCLE: CHRONIC PAIN, MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

You’ve no doubt heard about the ongoing opioid epidemic that is happening in our world right now. It’s hard to avoid as this drug crisis is covered regularly in newspapers and magazines, on news programs and addressed by lawmakers. But what do you really know about the problem of opioid addiction and abuse?

Prescription opioids are […]

OVERCOMING THE OPIOID USE CYCLE: CHRONIC PAIN, MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY2019-07-17T16:12:27+00:00
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