Category: For Clients

Can Heroin Addicts Recover?

Substance abuse can be overcome! Addiction is a treatable disease. That goes for heroin addiction as well, even as heroin routinely leads ominous lists of addictive substances.

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Surviving the Holidays in Recovery

For most, the holidays are a time to celebrate with family and reconnect with distant loved ones, a rare opportunity to share in laughter and joy around the same table. It’s normal to experience increased levels of stress in anticipation of the upcoming holiday, but for an active or recovering addict, it doesn’t take much…

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Video – Entering the Workforce as a Young Adult in Recovery

Last updated on December 17th, 2018 at 02:00 pm  This is the second in a series of talks regarding employment for those in recovery. This time, the topic turns to younger adults who have wasted early adulthood in addiction, and have not had the same experience in the workforce. In a sense, many of these…

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Video – Getting Back to Work in Recovery

  For those in recovery, especially immediately after completing an addiction treatment program, getting back to work can be intimidating. A full-time career can also make recovery more challenging.   Toby Lineaweaver (MA, LMHC, Senior Clinician and Community Liaison) and Jennifer Rego (CADC, Case Management Supervisor) discuss.

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Video – Following Doctor’s Orders

Last updated on October 13th, 2018 at 03:23 pm   Addiction recovery is easier when patients take a more serious approach, following their ‘doctor’s orders.’ Toby Lineaweaver (LMHC) and Alyssa Horton (NCRC-II) discuss.   Visit this link for a companion piece to the video.  

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The Link Between Depression and Addiction

Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 03:30 pmThere is a very close link between depression and addiction. Depression causes addiction.  Addiction causes depression.   30% to 40% of people who are suffering from depression are also addicted to prescription drugs.   When we’re low, we feel depressed, anxious, and at the point of panic….

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