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Transportation can be a challenge when you are completing your addiction treatment and trying to remain sober. Being able to get to and from treatment, as well as to and from other commitments in your life, is a critical piece of your recovery. There are...

The teenage years can be challenging for everyone, including the teen’s family. When your teen shows more than the normal mental health issues around the typical struggles of being a teenager, it might be time to learn more about the underlying causes and seek treatment....

When your loved one is showing signs of a mental health issue, you may be hesitant to do anything that might upset them. You may also be concerned about the stigma of mental health and how that might affect your family. However, when you take...

As a parent, you’ve spent at least 18 years raising your child. You’ve taught them how to dress themselves, how to tie their shoes, how to walk, and how to talk. You have helped prepare them for adulthood. Even as they become adults, and perhaps...

COVID-19 has changed our lives drastically. It’s challenging to list all the ways our lives have been altered because of the pandemic. Many have lost their jobs, everyone has had to contend with isolation, and some are struggling with mental illness and addiction. These are stressful...

The month of December is a time of heavy drug and alcohol use due to festivities and the emotions that accompany holidays. Unfortunately, higher alcohol and substance use rates mean more people will decide to get behind the wheel intoxicated. A DUI is often a...

At Whitman Recovery Service, we would like to wish everyone in recovery a safe and sober Thanksgiving week. We understand that significant holidays can be challenging for people working a program. This Thanksgiving is even more difficult due to COVID-19. If you have been following the...

Prescription opioids, non-medical fentanyl, and heroin use all pose a significant risk to human beings. They all can lead to an opioid use disorder and carry the risk of overdose. As we shared a couple of weeks ago, the drug positivity rate for non-prescribed fentanyl...

As the year approaches the eleventh hour, it's fair to say that 2020 has been the most challenging year in living memory for Americans. Anxiety, fear, isolation, and depression are all too common, and many people are coping in harmful ways. The use of drugs...

September’s National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Recovery Month dovetail with another significant event: Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). Addiction, suicide, and mental illness often meet at a crossroads and must be treated concurrently. As such, professional interventions must address all co-occurring morbidities such as...

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