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Inside the rooms of addiction recovery and out, millions of Americans are struggling. Naturally, the pandemic is the cause of the cloud of despair hanging low over Americans. Many men and women are turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with the pressures of pandemic...

Americans talk a lot about what constitutes an essential service amid a pandemic. Grocery stores, pharmacies, car dealerships, and gas stations are several examples. There are, however, other necessary services that are less spoken about, such as addiction treatment and intervention. It's been over three months...

At Whitman Recovery Service, the thoughts and prayers of our addiction intervention team go out to the millions of people across the globe who have lost a loved one to COVID-19. In a matter of months, we watched the number of cases spread from Wuhan,...

None of us have ever dealt with a public health crisis of this magnitude. Therefore, many Americans lack the ability to cope with the feelings that arise from a pandemic. People with behavioral health disorders like alcohol use disorder and substance use disorder are particularly...

The world has changed dramatically in the last few weeks as you are undoubtedly aware. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it in a myriad of ways, too many to keep count. At Whitman Recovery Service, our team of addiction intervention specialists...

Older people in recovery are probably familiar with the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY), and their hit album Déjà Vu. Right now, you may be wondering what a 50-year-old rock album has to do with addiction, intervention, and recovery? Most people are unaware that...

In 2016, 11.5 million people self-reported having misused prescription opioids during the previous year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There were about 2.1 million Americans who met the criteria for an opioid use disorder (OUD) during the same year. The exact...

In 2016, alcohol was the seventh leading risk factor for premature death, according to a review of 700 studies published in The Lancet. The researchers determined that any amount of drinking is harmful to you. Naturally, men and women living with an alcohol use disorder...

If someone you love – a close friend or family member – is in the grips of the progressive disease of addiction, then please do not despair. There is a light at the end of the tunnel for men and women battling alcohol or substance...

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