Promoting Sobriety in the Workplace During Alcohol Awareness Month

Supporting friends, family, and coworkers who are trying to get or stay sober is something that should be practiced every day. However, it deserves special attention during Alcohol Awareness Month. In fact, promoting and living a healthier lifestyle overall can be the right choice for all involved. While Alcohol Awareness Month occurs every April, the…

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How a Trauma-Informed Approach Can Heal Alcohol Addiction

Trauma and alcohol addiction are interrelated. So much so that many addiction treatment centers will use a trauma-informed approach. This approach to addiction treatment has been proven to help successfully overcome the mental, physical, behavioral, social, and emotional effects of a substance use disorder. Trauma-informed care is an approach that helps treatment providers customize an…

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Finding Alcohol Dependence Help for Women in Maine

Approximately 17 million people in the United States battle alcohol dependence. While an alcohol use disorder tends to affect more men than women, women have alcohol-related issues unique unto themselves. Plus, research actually shows that alcohol use and abuse among women only increase, putting them at higher risk of some alcohol-related problems than men. Alcohol…

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Signs You Need to Quit Adderall

Adderall is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Its goal is to make users more focused and alert through a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Unfortunately, while Adderall can help treat ADHD and narcolepsy, it is also very addictive. Misuse of Adderall can lead to serious mental and physical…

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The Physical Effects of Adderall on a Woman’s Body

When abused, Adderall can wreak havoc on your body. Doctors commonly prescribe Adderall to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. At Crossroads, we offer gender-specific addiction treatment. We recognize that many women struggling with addiction also bear the burden of caring for their families and working full-time when they seek treatment. We strive to support…