Physical and Medical Signs of Drug Addiction

Potentially Identifying Substance Use Disorders in Someone
Date: June 03, 2022

  Sometimes, drug addiction can result in certain physical and medical signs in a person. If you are worried about someone close to you struggling, there are behaviors you can look for. The following physical or medical signs may be indicative of drug addiction or abuse: Medical signs of... Read More.

What to Expect At A 12-Step Program Meeting

A Guide for Those New to Addiction Recovery
Date: May 16, 2022

Livengrin and many other addiction recovery centers offer many kinds of group support meetings, including AA meetings (a.k.a 12 step programs).The idea of attending a 12-step program can be intimidating, especially if it is your first time. This is a quick overview to ease your nerves. When you arrive,... Read More.

Addiction Among Healthcare Professionals

Statistics show rates of substance abuse among doctors and nurses continues to grow
Date: May 09, 2022

Prevalence of Substance Abuse Disorder is disproportionately high among healthcare professionals. Stress, exhaustion, and a number of other factors cause people to turn to substances to keep up or cope. As a result, according to American Addiction Centers, 4.4% of people working in healthcare have a problem with heavy... Read More.