Addiction in Legal Professionals

2021-09-10T19:12:44+02:00

The legal profession is known to be demanding, especially for those who work as attorneys. Between meeting the needs of clients, preparing to appear in court, and spending long nights researching case law, the work can be stressful to say the least. While those in the legal profession need to be in their best state [...]

Addiction in Legal Professionals2021-09-10T19:12:44+02:00

Addiction Among Arts and Entertainment Professionals

2021-09-10T19:24:16+02:00

It may come as no surprise that the entertainment industry can place people at risk of developing drug and alcohol addictions. After all, this profession is often immersed in the nightlife and bar scene, where drug and alcohol use are not only tolerated, but also glamorized. While substance abuse may be common in this industry, [...]

Addiction Among Arts and Entertainment Professionals2021-09-10T19:24:16+02:00

The Severity of Substance Abuse in the Restaurant and Hospitality Field

2021-09-10T19:30:49+02:00

When thinking about professions that have high rates of substance abuse, those that come to mind first are probably fields like military service and first responders, who are exposed to trauma and distress in their line of work. What may not receive as much attention is the substance abuse problem that exists in the restaurant [...]

The Severity of Substance Abuse in the Restaurant and Hospitality Field2021-09-10T19:30:49+02:00

Substance Abuse Among Healthcare Workers

2021-09-10T19:38:19+02:00

Healthcare workers probably don’t come to mind when you think of professions that are vulnerable to addiction, but those in this field are not immune to substance abuse. In some cases, healthcare professionals may struggle with addiction, leading those who spend their lives caring for others to need care themselves. Does substance abuse really occur [...]

Substance Abuse Among Healthcare Workers2021-09-10T19:38:19+02:00

Trauma and Risk of Addiction in Firefighters

2021-09-10T20:20:59+02:00

While there are many factors that can contribute to the risk for an addiction or substance use disorder, one risk factor that is deserving of attention is the link between specific professions and substance use disorders. While a job alone cannot cause addiction, there are some professions in which the rates of substance abuse are [...]

Trauma and Risk of Addiction in Firefighters2021-09-10T20:20:59+02:00

Addiction in Law Enforcement Officers

2021-09-10T20:34:58+02:00

Police and other law enforcement officers, such as highway patrolmen and detectives, are often tasked with the job of investigating and responding to drug and alcohol-related crimes, so they might be the last people you would expect to be affected by addiction. That being said, the risk that comes with working in law enforcement can [...]

Addiction in Law Enforcement Officers2021-09-10T20:34:58+02:00

High Risk of Addiction Among Veterans and Active Duty Military

2021-09-10T20:06:37+02:00

It’s no secret that serving in the military is challenging and can have a negative effect on mental health. Between rigorous physical training, time away from family, and exposure to combat, military work takes its toll. It is no surprise, then, that those in this line of work are at a heightened risk of substance [...]

High Risk of Addiction Among Veterans and Active Duty Military2021-09-10T20:06:37+02:00

Medication-Assisted Treatment May Literally Be Life-Saving

2021-09-10T20:43:19+02:00

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for addiction has grown in popularity in recent years, especially in the wake of the opioid epidemic. As more and more people seek treatment for addiction, MAT has come to the forefront as an effective option. Not only does MAT work; it also literally saves lives. If you or a loved one [...]

Medication-Assisted Treatment May Literally Be Life-Saving2021-09-10T20:43:19+02:00

Did you know that you can get affordable addiction treatment from the comfort of home?

2021-09-17T00:50:30+02:00

There is a strong need for substance use disorder treatment in the United States. In fact, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about 21.2 million Americans aged 12 and older need substance use disorder treatment in a given year, but only 3.7 million people receive such treatment. There [...]

Did you know that you can get affordable addiction treatment from the comfort of home?2021-09-17T00:50:30+02:00

iRecoveryUSA Addiction Treatment – Grand Opening in Boca Raton

2021-09-10T20:37:13+02:00

The iRecoveryUSA team, including Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Zipper, Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Huttman, and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Melanie Rosenblatt, were joined by celebrity guest, former Denver Bronco and current Recovery Ambassador, Vance Johnson, as well as representatives from many addiction recovery organizations throughout Florida to share their mission in providing accessible, affordable treatment to all [...]

iRecoveryUSA Addiction Treatment – Grand Opening in Boca Raton2021-09-10T20:37:13+02:00
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