I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.
Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.
Researchers found that Alcoholics Anonymous was more effective than behavioral therapies when it came to helping people remain abstinent.
Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.
Women who are subject to violence – often from intimate partners – are more likely to turn to opioids or other substances leading to further health and life problems, including increased risk for HIV infection.
Women who are pregnant of breastfeeding their infants should avoid marijuana since THC (one of the active compounds in marijuana) can easily cross the placenta and accumulate in the brain and fat of the fetus, and this can harm the fetus or their baby.
27 Aug 2018Your Health
Infants born to women who have been using opioids have developed a physical dependence on the opioid while in the womb. New studies have shown how physical contact can help those infants do better, reduce symptoms of withdrawal, and recover more quickly.
21 Aug 2018Prevention & Screenings
People with chronic pain may be having trouble getting adequate medication because of concerns about opioid over prescribing and new rules and laws intended to reduce over prescribing and abuse.
01 Aug 2018Your Care