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How To Use Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are usually offered through a business’ human resources department or a third-party. These programs can help you get the assistance you need with substance abuse while still maintaining your employment status. EAP benefits are offered as a way to maintain the worker’s productivity by decreasing absenteeism and workplace accidents. Even if…

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Raves, Ecstasy, and the Dangers of Abuse

No matter which venue people gather at, what music is playing the background, or what people are attending, there is more often than not, an illicit substance available somewhere nearby. However, one substance has many people worried, especially about younger users, ecstasy. Ecstasy, at its purest form, is called MDMA (which is an acronym for…

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Rebirth Through Recovery

Springtime is known for the melting of snow with the increasing temperatures and longer days, the abundance of colors with the blossoming of trees and plants, and the multitude of young animals. Surroundings change from a cold dark setting to one filled with birds chirping, the warmth of the sun on your skin, and a…