What Do I Do To Support Veterans Suffering with PTSD and Addiction?

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-8255.” Veterans who sacrifice their lives to defend our country often come back home from combat with post-traumatic […]

Suicide: Ending the Stigma and Getting Help

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” The stigma surrounding mental illness can make it difficult for a person who suffers with suicidal […]

How Do Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction Relate?

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” Mental health conditions are linked to drug and alcohol use disorders and addiction. Post-traumatic stress disorder […]

Xanax: Treating Stress and Anxiety Disorders

Xanax is a benzodiazepine that is prescribed to treat stress and anxiety disorders. Xanax can be dangerous when a person uses it, but not as prescribed. Many people turn to Xanax to self-medicate instead of getting treatment for a mental health condition. This offers temporary relief rather than a long-term solution for mental health management […]

Is Your Mind Right For Recovery?

Admitting you have a problem with drugs or alcohol takes a lot of courage and strength and is the first step to recovery. Acknowledging you have a substance use problem is difficult but necessary in the recovery process. Recovery takes dedication and the right mindset to be successful. It requires you to make changes in […]

Coping with Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the workplace can lead to mental and physical health problems. Stress in the workplace can lead to hostile working conditions and can impair a person’s productivity. When a person turns to drugs or alcohol due to stress in the workplace, the risk of developing an addiction increases. There are healthy ways to cope […]