Healthcare Professionals Who Engage in a Quality Aftercare Program Can Strengthen Recovery

If you’re a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional in the process of completing (or have just completed) treatment for a substance use disorder (i.e., alcohol and/or drug dependence), you’ve very likely heard a trumpet blaring in your ear about the importance of… aftercare! Indeed, given the medical establishment does not currently have a cure…

Female Nurses and Addiction – Some Statistics and Studies to Consider

Given the stereotype that’s floated around for decades—”most nurses are women”—turns out to have statistics to back it up (per Health Career Institute figures, 9 out of 10 RNs are female)[1], it likely would prove beneficial for those treating healthcare professionals for addiction to consider a 2019 Vanderbilt University study’s findings about women and addiction.…

woman learns about how to help a health care professional with a substance abuse disorder

How to Identify and Help a Health Care Professional with a Substance Use Disorder – PART TWO

How to Identify and Help a Health Care Professional with a Substance Use Disorder – PART TWO [Note to Reader: This post is “Part Two” of a 2-part blog-post. “Part One” is stored in the blog archives, and is recommended reading prior to this post.] If you’re a doctor or you’ve been a part of…