Everyone is making adjustments to life’s activities because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Going to work, grocery shopping, and even just talking to friends have all changed significantly in the past few months. Seeking healthcare has also changed for most people. Seeing your doctor for a regular checkup may be postponed or may have shifted to …Read the full post.
The challenges of mental health and addiction can be connected for some people. For example, someone with a mental illness may turn to drugs or alcohol to alleviate their symptoms. Likewise, someone who is struggling with an addiction might develop symptoms of a mental illness because of the overuse of certain substances. The link between …Read the full post.
You may be feeling isolated and stressed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but support is available for you as you continue to work through your recovery. Orders to stay at home and maintain social distances from others may leave you feeling alone and anxious. However, connecting in the time of coronavirus is possible and there are …Read the full post.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may face many new challenges in your recovery. Orders to stay at home or to maintain social distances from others can add to everyone’s stress levels. When you are in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, it becomes even more of a struggle. April is actually Stress Awareness Month and …Read the full post.
A small town nestled among the redwoods, Mill Valley, CA, is a cultural hub and the center of natural beauty in Marin County. When you seek addiction treatment here, you can be assured that you will receive the quality counseling and rehab services you need for your alcohol abuse or your dependency on drugs such …Read the full post.
Are you concerned about whether a loved one, a friend, or a co-worker may have an issue with alcohol? Do you think that you may have a problem yourself? When you have suspicions or doubts, it is critical that you know how to recognize the signs of alcohol abuse. Signs manifest themselves in physical symptoms …Read the full post.
More Americans are suffering from anxiety today than ever before. In fact, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the US or 18.1% of the population, as anxiety is the most common form of mental illness. About half of the individuals diagnosed with anxiety are also diagnosed with depression. Since treatment for anxiety often includes …Read the full post.
We have received many recent inquiries about the nature and importance of our medical practice and treatment methods. In response, we would like to release the following information: Recovery Without Walls is a individualized, outpatient clinic that provides treatment for chronic pain, chemical dependency, and prescription medication management issues, as well as problems with alcohol. …Read the full post.
Continuing its theme of covering the heroin epidemic in Kentucky, the Huffington Post recently published this story on new legislation there targeted at helping addicts. The state will now allow local health departments to set up needle exchanges and increase the number of people who can carry naloxone, the drug that paramedics use to …Read the full post.
The Week is yet another media source bringing attention to an escalating problem of prescription opiate abuse. In this article, it is reported that Purdue Pharma may be charged in a civil suit for misrepresenting the addictive potential of the drug OxyContin. Read the rest here. “A pernicious distinction of the first decade of the 21st …Read the full post.