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September 22, 2019
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What is Detoxification?

Alcohol and opiate detox rids the entire body of the damaging substance. Before attending an addiction treatment center the body has to be depleted of all […]
December 4, 2018
Negative effects of painkillers on police officers may include drowsiness and slowed reflexes.

Effects of Painkillers on Police Officers

Police Officers in Need of Assistance: Negative Effects of Painkillers You’ve seen some terrible things on the job. Families torn apart by random acts of violence. […]
December 3, 2018
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How to Help a Meth Addict

A Loved One in Crisis: How to Help a Meth Addict Despite interacting with her on a near-daily basis, I had no idea an acquaintance from […]
December 1, 2018
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Avoiding Alcohol When Off Duty

You Don’t Have to Spoil the Fun with These Ways to Avoid Alcohol As a first responder, you put your life and well-being on the line […]
November 19, 2018

How Do Benzodiazepines Work on the Brain

Can Benzodiazepines’ Effects on the Brain Lead to Alzheimer’s or Dementia? Living with Alzheimer’s can be unbelievably frustrating and depressing. In the early stages, you’re aware […]
October 30, 2018

Alcohol and Anger

Not the Cure for What Ails You: Alcohol and Anger Your heart starts to race uncomfortably as you see the headlights of your husband’s car as […]
October 23, 2018

Chasing Euphoria: Long-Term Effects of Painkillers on the Brain

Did you know approximately 80 percent of the global opioid supply is consumed in the United States? This would suggest that doctors and American citizens are […]
October 16, 2018

The Beauty of Art Therapy for Addiction Recovery

How have you seen art therapy help people in addiction recovery? “How important the art therapy program is” Sal Vasquez, art therapy teacher at Cycles of […]
October 4, 2018

Playing with Fire: Trauma and Addiction After Being on the Job

It’s the third time this week you’ve been called to deal with an overdose. The last two pulled through, but it looks like this one won’t […]
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