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Finding a Job After Completing Addiction Treatment

Successfully completing treatment and returning home is an incredible achievement. While returning to the “real world” can be exciting, there are some things that can also be daunting. For instance, if you lost your job due to your addiction, then finding a new one might seem impossible. It’s not. There are a few things you … Continued

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

You hear it on the news, read about it on Facebook, and see the ads on the train ─ there is an opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. This epidemic killed roughly 60,000 people last year alone. But if you don’t know anyone who uses drugs, it is easy to assume that this problem could never … Continued

Is Vaping Really Safer?

If you found out that your teen was vaping, you might feel some sort of relief that at least they aren’t smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol, or doing drugs. After all, vaping is safe, right? The idea of watching your teen vape is probably a lot less terrifying than imagining them rolling up a joint or … Continued

Study Links Regular Alcohol Consumption to Skin Cancer

It’s no secret that drinking alcohol on a regular basis can be dangerous to your health, but you can now add yet another risk to that list ─ skin cancer. A new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, reveals that for every 0.35 ounces of alcohol intake per day (the amount found in … Continued

Do You Know Where Your Unused Prescriptions End Up?

More than four billion prescriptions are filled each year. Have you ever wondered what happens to all the unused prescription pills? Do they sit in the back of a medicine cabinet, collecting dust? Are they thrown in the trash or flushed down the toilet? You are probably thinking, “Does it matter?” The answer is yes! … Continued