Month: January 2019

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Dealing With Seasonal Affective Disorder During Winter Recovery

  January 30, 2019   No comments

Shorter days, colder temps, gray skies – this time of year is tough for the best of us. And, if you’re one of the more than 10 million Americans with

Fatal Drug ODs Soaring Among Middle-Aged Women

  January 23, 2019   No comments

Middle-aged American women are dying from opioid overdoses at an alarming rate, according to new data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rates of drug overdoses have quadrupled

Opioid Detox is the Beginning of Recovery

  January 22, 2019   No comments

Opioids are prescribed to relieve pain. Unfortunately, they have addictive powers capable of causing more pain than relief. A recent study found that twelve million people are currently abusing pain

Opioids Fuel Doubling of Suicides and Overdoses

  January 16, 2019   No comments

Suicides and drug overdoses are killing American adults at an alarming rate — twice the rate as they did 17 years ago, according to a recent review and analysis by

Resolutions, Who Needs Them Anyway?

  January 11, 2019   No comments

Resolutions are so last year. Resolutions are hard to keep; they are either too ambitious or too obscure. Subtle lifestyle adjustments with good intention are much easier to carry through

Controversial Tool in Fight Against Opioid Addiction

  January 8, 2019   No comments

A new tool has emerged in the fight against opioid overdoses – but it’s a bit controversial. It’s the fentanyl test strip, which allows people to test whether drugs like