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How Do You Manage Stress and Depression in the Workplace?

How Do You Manage Stress and Depression in the Workplace?

Stress is a well-known risk factor in the development of addiction and in relapse vulnerability. Even after completing residential treatment and achieving sobriety, stress and depression can make it difficult to manage your job in recovery. As recovery is all about continually adapting and growing, you can learn specific skills to deal with stress and … Read more

Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Did you know that doctors and nurses account for some of the highest rates of addiction in the workforce? Healthcare workers may develop substance addiction when they use drugs or alcohol to cope with work-related stress. There are a few key reasons for this phenomenon: high levels of stress and high accessibility to drugs. The … Read more

Recovery and Stress Management

Recovery and Stress Management

Nearly everyone feels stressed from time to time, including young children. Stress is necessary for our survival instinct: stress hormones trigger the body’s “fight or flight” response, leading to rising heartbeats, quickened breaths, and tightening muscles. However, too much stress can be dangerous. In today’s fast-paced world, most people agree that stress can negatively affect … Read more