Substance Impaired Physicians: Recent Study Outcomes

Substance Impaired Physicians: Recent Study Outcomes

A study by the NIH analyzed recovery rates in substance impaired physicians. The people in these medical professions are commonly thought to be more susceptible to addiction and chemical dependency. The study looked at chemical dependencies in both physicians and...
Opiate Addiction Centers: Overcoming the Epidemic

Opiate Addiction Centers: Overcoming the Epidemic

The Significance of Opiate Addiction The crisis of opiate addiction has evolved into an epidemic that is sweeping the nation. An NIH (National Institute of Drug Abuse) study in July 2017 shows “More than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids.” Such a study...
Signs of Drug Addiction: Recognizing an Addict

Signs of Drug Addiction: Recognizing an Addict

Recognizing Signs of Drug Addiction Drug addiction is a condition that affects functions in the brain and alters judgment and behavior. It may also lead to problems in communal settings or interpersonal relationships. Issues may occur because an addict often...