Why are we Focusing on Addiction Instead of the Individual Behind It?

depressed man struggling with opioid dependence sitting on sidewalk

Reviewed by Clare Waismann, RAS / SUDCC The opioid crisis has become one of the deadliest phenomena of our time. With over 100 deaths a day in the U.S. from prescription and illicit opioid drugs, life expectancy has declined for the first time in many years. The escalation of this devastating issue was preventable. The tragic […]

PTSD Awareness Month – Understanding is Caring, You Are Not Alone

PTSD Awareness

The National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPSD) has designated June as PTSD Awareness Month. The idea for this particular month is so that we can help those in need by working together in raising PTSD awareness. What is PTSD? PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress disorder; an anxiety condition that develops after extremely traumatic events. […]