A POV About Treatment and Recovery for Those in The Healthcare Industry

Most people would agree: Being a healthcare worker—especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic—isn’t a career for the faint of heart. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals shoulder a lot of responsibility and regularly work in demanding, high-pressure environments. (I can’t imagine a more stressful place to work, these days, than a hospital or medical clinic.)…

doctor sitting on floor holding her head needing addiction treatment for doctors

Addiction Treatment for Doctors

Doctors have the highest rate of addiction out of all other professionals. More than 100,000 doctors in the United States struggle with drug abuse or addiction, and the most common drug of choice is a narcotic – oxycodone or fentanyl. Why Doctors Become Addicted to Drugs Being a medical professional is not easy. There’s a…

anxious nurse sitting in hospital hallway with hand on her chin

Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab for Nurses Offers Help for Those at Risk of Losing Their Nursing License

While doing research for the last blog-post I posted here (“Don’t Give Up Hope: What to Do if You Fail a DOT Drug Test”), I became aware of the many similarities between the consequences commercial drivers (i.e., truck drivers, bus drivers, etc.) face if they fail a drug test and the consequences nurses face. What…