professional life and addiction

How to Keep Your Career on Track While You’re in Drug Rehab

Over 75% of all substance abusers are employed, according to a report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. But 91% of those with the disorder aren’t receiving services. One of the most common objections raised by substance abusers as a reason to keep putting off getting the professional help they need…

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Addiction Treatment Approaches and Options in Colorado That Work

“It’s a silent epidemic.  People die one at a time.  But, in 2013, overdose deaths were almost double the number of deaths related to drunken driving.  And people have no idea.” ~Dr. Robert Valuck, Ph. D., Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services, University of Colorado According to the most recent National Survey on Drug…

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Weighing Out: Outpatient Vs Inpatient Addiction Rehab

“… I had to come to a place where I finally understood that I knew absolutely nothing about how to recover from this disease and that these people were clearly authorities on the subject. So probably, I should just let them do their job and listen to someone else for a change. Once I did…

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9 Signs You’re Abusing Your Prescription Medications

“This epidemic is harming too many Americans and their families. But we know – and your lives affirm – that treatment works and recovery is possible. That’s why my Administration is working to make sure that everyone who wants treatment can get it.” ~ President Barack Obama, the day before the National RX Drug Abuse…

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Why Heroin is the Most Dangerous Drug in Colorado Right Now

“I’m spending time on the issue because here in Colorado and across the country people…don’t realize the costs in terms of lives, health, and economics. The number of deaths that come from overdose is greater than the number of deaths that come from car accidents.” ~ US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia…