A “Reality Check” for Healthcare Professionals Who May Actually Be High-Functioning Alcoholics – PART TWO

[Note to Reader: See “PART ONE” of this 2-part blog-post in the archives.] When a doctor, nurse or any other healthcare professional regularly drinks an unhealthy amount of alcohol, the fact that they’re sustaining some level of professional and personal success may inhibit them from acknowledging they have an alcohol abuse disorder and getting help…

Vaping and Teen Addiction

Vaping was once considered a safe alternative to smoking, but the truth is becoming more apparent. Vaping is addictive, comes with many health consequences and can trigger the pathways that lead to addiction, leaving the user vulnerable to more serious drug addiction. Pods for vaping are marketed with bright colors and fun flavors all wrapped…

PTSD Awareness Day

June marks the month when people across the country will take time to highlight an important mental health disorder. Post-traumatic stress-disorder affects millions of Americans each year. This challenging disorder strikes young and old of every socioeconomic status. Symptoms of PTSD can drag you down and take over your life. However, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder…

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How and why addiction treatment works

June 14, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM at Armature Works Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health Presents A Community Education Series Conversations on Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Episode 2 How and why addiction treatment works The TBFMH Community Series on Mental Health offers valuable and objective information about mental illness, available evidence-based treatment…