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10 Strategies Any Hospital Can Use to Tackle the Issue of Drug Diversion

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Those who work in a hospital can tell you drug diversion is a grave issue that affects hospitals, pharmacies, and medical facilities all over the U.S. Though things were worse before 2010, and even with improved security measures and prevention strategies in place, drug diversion continues to be an immense problem. Not only does it cost a vast amount of …

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How drugs and alcohol affect a Mental Health 

  A person’s mental health indicates their state of emotional and mental health. Deprived mental health can have serious consequences, so this point is important for individuals to deal with. One approach to take care of mental health is to imagine all the negative effects of drugs and alcohol.  The NHS defines mental health as a strong and profound flexibility …

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Marijuana and Paranoia: What’s the Connection?

Why do you get paranoid when you smoke up? Is there a link between marijuana and paranoia? We answer all your questions in this informative article. Many people associate the use of cannabis products and marijuana with the act of relaxation. In fact, the substance is so associated with relaxation and a sense of calm that it’s become a common …

Dirty Jobs: Here’s Why Dealing Drugs Is Never Worth the Money

By Tariq Gardezi We all fall on hard times. However, while they’re far from enjoyable, hard times are what make us grow mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Falling back on something illegal, dangerous, or unhealthy in an attempt to control your surroundings isn’t the answer. For example, some people resort to self-medicating with drugs or alcohol rather than face their emotions …

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Understanding Addiction

Why do we become addicted and what is the treatment for addiction?

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Drug addiction treatment

  A. Scott Roberts provides an evidence-based and in-depth approach to addiction. This program reveals how research suggests that all addictions are the same within the brain and explains how the brain is “hijacked” in an addicted person. Through over 10 years of research A. Scott Roberts has put together the perfect guide to help individuals struggling with addictions to …

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6 Toxic Habits You Need to Quit During Stressful Times

Stress is never a welcome addition to our lives, but it’s a necessary evil of life that we must learn how to deal with constructively. Here are six toxic habits you need to quit during stressful times. Hanging out with unsupportive people The company you keep plays a significant role in your mental health. If you find that you are …

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Substance abuse in the workplace

An infographic from the team at Addiction Helper UK The Hidden cost of substance abuse Photo by Find Rehab Centers

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The Do’s and Don’ts of helping your addicted spouse

The Dos and Don’ts of Helping Your Addicted Spouse You don’t know how you got to this point, but you know there’s a problem. Your spouse is struggling with addiction. You’ve woken up to the same person for nearly a decade, and now you barely recognize her. What do you do? The first step is to realize that what’s happening …