Tag: addiction

Working While in Heroin Recovery

Working While in Heroin Recovery

While treatment is key for recovery, there are many approaches to successful drug and alcohol treatment. At Awakenings for Women, we offer a variety of solutions for women’s sober living in South Florida. Our facility specializes in halfway housing assistance with Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) designed for patient success. Because IOP programs typically meet for set times each day, our…

Celebrities Who Were Addicts

There is a stereotypical image of celebrities suffering from substance abuse and not having their life together – i.e. Amy Winehouse after a night on the town. However, there are plenty of starlets that you may not have even realized that they battled an addiction. Check out these celebrities who stayed under the radar when it came to their addiction,…

Does Sobriety Affect Your Creativity?

More often than not, it seems that some of the most creative people consequently fall victim to addiction. After all, it was Ernest Hemingway who coined the phrase “write drunk; edit sober.” With a proclamation such as that, it begs the question of whether or not addiction and substance abuse actually unleashes the creativity within – or if it does,…

American Society of Addiction Medicine Reveals New Study

Recently, the American Society of Addiction Medicine has released a report in efforts to improve medical practices regarding addiction. The work titled “Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician”, focuses on nine crucial ways to put emphasis on health-care for those with addiction issues. Dr. Stuart Gitlow, President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, explains that, “one driver behind…

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