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Alcoholism Is Becoming an Epidemic in Rural America

Much has been made of the U.S. opioid epidemic in recent years, but there is a similar public health crisis in America that is simultaneously more silent and more prevalent. Although socially acceptable within all facets of society, alcohol is highly addictive, and prolonged use of the substance can cause a multitude of health problems. […]

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Community Wellness

Handling Addiction in the Workplace: Your Responsibility as an Employer

Image Source: Unsplash Nearly 30 people die every day because of a drunk driving-related crash. In 2017, drunk driving took a life every 48 minutes. While drunk driving deaths have gone down over the last 30 years, they’re still a major concern. In some cases, a person who has an addiction to drugs or alcohol […]

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Wellness

Why We Need Better Mental Health Treatment Options

By: Brooke Faulkner Courtesy of Image of Flickr As doctors, physicians, and researchers try to address the problems surrounding mental health issues, it’s important for us to remember that in order to really help individuals, we need to tackle the problem head-on. That way, they’ll get better treatment and support along the way. The urgency […]