The long-awaited football season has arrived, and though it’s an exciting time for football fans across the country, if you’re in recovery, you may be tackling some mixed feelings about the season. The thought of not drinking on game day is sure to spark some feelings of worry and anxiety no matter how much time you have.
For years sporting events have been largely associated with the consumption of alcohol and football is no exception. From tailgates, to stadiums, to bars, and even your own home, the pressure to drink while cheering on your favorite team is prevalent.Read More
Does Adderall Cause Anxiety?
Anxiety is an intense feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. It’s normal for us to experience this feeling every once in a while, especially before an important event. However, those diagnosed with anxiety disorders may experience anxiety more regularly than the average person, usually after being exposed to or experiencing a specific stimulus. The use of certain drugs or medications can also worsen and possibly contribute to the onset of anxiety, one of which is presumed to be Adderall. But does Adderall cause anxiety?Read More
How Your Job May Be Causing Your Addiction
Addiction is more often than not caused by underlying issues as people deal with stress and trauma in their daily lives — and one of the biggest sources of stress in a person’s life can be their career. Since different jobs can cause different feelings of stress, anxiety, and exhaustion, it’s important to understand the common fields which are more susceptible to substance abuse.
The world of finance is extremely fast-paced and puts a lot of pressure on employees to deliver results.Read More
Opioid addiction has become a major problem in the U.S. and it’s important for people to become more informed. You should learn the main signs of opioid addiction. Doing so will help you learn when a loved one is struggling so you can help them find help.
What Are Opioids?
Opioids are a type of drug that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. They are most commonly prescribed to patients with chronic pain. Opioids are derived from the opium poppy plant. In addition to prescription opioids, there are also illegal varieties including heroin.Read More
The Significance of National Recovery Month
September is National Recovery Month (Recovery Month, for short). Certified as a national event by presidential proclamation in 2017 and in 2020, it is now run by Faces & Voices of Recovery, with active support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which contributes to the occasion through the creation of a National Recovery Month toolkit. Now in its 33nd year, the event is a month-long celebration of those in recovery.
We all cheer for those who overcome or successfully manage conditions like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. We do the same for those with addiction or substance use disorder (SUD).Read More
It’s widely known that alcohol leads to various health problems, ranging from allergies to alcohol intolerance to diabetes. But what is the relationship between anemia and alcohol? Can alcohol cause anemia? Can people with anemia drink?
What Is Anemia?
Anemia is a condition in which the blood doesn’t contain enough healthy red blood cells and is caused by a lack of red blood cells in the body or dysfunctional red blood cells. This leads to symptoms like fatigue, pale skin, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, dizziness, and rapid heart rate.Read More