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Holidays and the Anniversary Effect
Holidays and the Anniversary Effect

As the holidays approach, one hazard to beware of is the anniversary effect. The anniversary effect is when a certain time of year reminds you of a difficult experience. For many people, the first holiday season without a loved one can renew the pain and grief that had started to subside. Or it could be…

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Recovery Ways Will Soon Be in the Tricare Network

Recovery Ways is excited to announce we are going in-network with Tricare. This means that our intensive outpatient program, or IOP, as well as our partial hospitalization program, or PHP, will be covered as in-network for patients with Tricare. Tricare is a program that covers the civilian healthcare component of the US Department of Defense…

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3 Myths About PTSD
3 Myths About PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition caused by a traumatic event such as abuse, assault, an accident, a natural disaster, combat stress, or the unexpected death of a loved one. People suffering from PTSD often become tense, irritable, or jumpy and prone to angry outbursts. They may re-experience the trauma through flashbacks or nightmares. They…

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7 Risk Factors for Depression
7 Risk Factors for Depression

Depression is the number one cause of disability worldwide. It affects your relationships, your career, and your quality of life. Depression and substance use frequently overlap, and each can make the other worse. Although depression can affect anyone, the following factors increase your risk of having a depressive episode. Genetics Genes are a major factor…

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What’s the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids?
What’s the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids?

You hear about opioids a lot in the news lately, specifically how the opioid crisis is killing thousands of Americans every month. However, many people also use the word “opiate.” What’s the difference between an opiate and an opioid? There is a difference between opiate and opioid, sort of. An opiate is technically a drug…

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President Trump declares opioid epidemic a public health emergency

On Thursday, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.  According to the CDC, the opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in American history, killing about 90 people every day.  While Trump’s declaration doesn’t release any new money to help solve the opioid crisis, it does shift some federal money to help…

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microdosing lsd
Microdosing LSD for Business

There is a new trend in business, especially in the booming Silicon Valley. Professional business men and women with degrees from prestigious colleges are using something to get them through the work day and help them get the “creative juices flowing,” small doses of hallucinogens, like LSD and magic mushrooms. The National Institute on Drug…

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Recovery Ways Presents Judith Landau at Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare.
Recovery Ways Presents Judith Landau at Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare

Judith Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, CFLE, CIP, CAI, a child, family and community neuropsychiatrist, is a former professor of psychiatry and family medicine, who has devoted her career to developing Evidence-Based, Best Practice collaborative care family and community systems and resilience models. Dr. Judith Landau has consulted with mental health and addiction treatment centers, mental…

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Addiction: choice or disease?
Addiction: Choice or Disease?

There is a growing number of people who do not see the benefit of a war on drugs, especially with addiction affecting all races and classes, family members and friends. It is no longer a far away problem, it is something that directly affects us whether we are the one addicted or know someone who…

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Recovery Ways' top 10 documentaries on addiction.
Top 10 Documentaries on Addiction

Everyone loves a good movie, especially when it stars some of your favorite actors and actresses. The best movies really come down to good acting, a good plot, and an ability for both to connect to the audience. Documentaries on addiction, about real people afflicted with substance abuse issues requires no acting and an inside…

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