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Understanding the Interaction of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: The Essential Role of Medical Detoxification

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Substance use disorders (SUDs) and mental health issues share a complex relationship, often intertwining and amplifying each other’s effects. In this blog, we delve into the vital role of medical detoxification in addressing this dynamic. By prioritizing substance use treatment, we lay the groundwork for addressing underlying mental health concerns, paving the way for comprehensive […]

The Loneliness Epidemic: How Isolation is Destroying Our Mental Health and Well-Being

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In today’s world, we are more connected than ever before. With social media,smartphones, and constant connectivity, it may seem like people always surround us.However, despite the appearance of constant connection, many of us are experiencing agrowing sense of isolation and loneliness. Loneliness has become so pervasive thatsome experts call it an epidemic, severely affecting our […]

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

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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 […]

Study Links Opioid Crisis and Mental Illness

Opioid Crisis and Mental Illness

An abundance of opioid overdose deaths has led to an epidemic around the world. Along with the rest of the globe, there has been a high degree of opioid deaths in Canada. While measures have been taken toward solving this problem, including reducing the number of opioids prescribed in medical settings, the problem does not […]

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. […]

Administration Is Finally Dealing with the Opioid Crisis Head-On

President Trump and his administration's CEA have identified causes of the opioid crisis and effective response tactics

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2019 — The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released its report, “The Role of Opioid Prices in the Evolving Opioid Crisis,” on April 30, 2019, and the White House summarized the report in a fact sheet titled “Understanding and Addressing the Driving Forces of the Opioid Crisis.” Although this administration […]

Drinking After Rehab In Touch Weekly Magazine

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Drinking after rehab: In Touch Weekly Magazine wrote an article for which they consulted Clare Waismann of the Waismann Method®. About the InTouch Magazine Drinking After Rehab Article on Jon Hamm The article is about the actor Jon Hamm and his alcohol consumption after rehabilitation. Excerpt from the In Touch Weekly, a celebrity news magazine: […]