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In Rehab at 18

A Journey to Gratitude: Reflections on Recovery At 18, entering rehab was not about embracing change for me; it seemed more about appeasing my parents and a judge. Yet, fast forward to October 2023, I have celebrated 40 years of being clean and sober (yes, I still enjoy attending 12-step meetings and have a sponsor). …

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Physician Health Programs for Addicted Doctors

Physician health programs for addicted doctors are effective in helping healthcare professionals recover from addiction, a study conducted on physician health programs reveals. These programs provide a structured and supportive environment in which healthcare professionals can detoxify and receive treatment for their addiction. It also provides a forum for physician health professionals to share their…

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Healthcare Professionals & Job Stress: Risks Extend to Patients

Pressure on healthcare professionals is associated with higher risk With the recent pandemic, the pressure on healthcare professionals soared. Many turned to substances to cope with the stress, sleep loss, and constant exposure to illness and death. It’s estimated that 10%-15% of healthcare workers may face substance abuse issues during their careers, with some substances…

A therapist comforts a patient suffering from opioid abuse

Treating Opioid Abuse

Opioid prescription drug dependence can happen easily, often without a person realizing they’ve become dependent. Sadly, opioid abuse can lead to severe withdrawal symptoms when you try to kick the habit. Fortunately, medically supervised opioid detox in Tampa, FL, offers the tools and support needed to stop opioid use safely and effectively. BoardPrep Recovery Center®

A man dealing with alcohol and burnout in the workplace

Using Alcohol to Deal with Burnout

Workplace burnout often leads to alcohol addiction. Overwhelming workloads, too many responsibilities, and stressful workplace relationships often lead an employee to seek temporary escape through alcohol. When alcohol use turns into dependence, alcohol rehab for professionals provides help for overcoming addiction. Professionals face unique challenges when it comes to addiction in the workplace. When your…