addiction after injury
Mar 03 2020

Addiction After Injury

People begin abusing substances for a wide variety of reasons, many involving trauma or unexpected stress.  Experiencing an injury can upset your life in several ways, leading to difficulties in your work and at home.  Additionally, an injury adds the challenge of severe pain to your circumstances, while also providing you with access to extremely…

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How Alcohol Makes Stress Worse
Feb 20 2020

How Alcohol Makes Stress Worse

Alcohol is both blatantly and subtly presented as a solution for stress and anxiety in our culture. Watch any television show or movie and you are likely to see a character struggling over some inner turmoil or relationship issue with a drink in their hand.  A more concrete example might be found in your workplace,…

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alcohol abuse
Dec 30 2019

4 Ways Alcohol Abuse Affects Work Performance

We all know that drinking on the job is frowned upon, and in some cases, illegal.  Alcohol abuse during off hours, however, can also have a detrimental affect on work performance in several ways.  Some people with alcohol use disorder believe they can remain high functioning as long as they don’t mix work and drinking,…

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