Building a Strong Recovery: Exercise and Addiction

2018-11-23T09:13:44-05:00

Today’s blog is a collaboration piece written by Bethany Hatton. Bethany, a retired librarian with 32 years of experience, created PreventAddiction.info after her oldest grandson became addicted to opioids. Though she discovered there is no guaranteed way to prevent addiction; she was able to find many helpful resources that can keep the public up to date on the [...]

Building a Strong Recovery: Exercise and Addiction2018-11-23T09:13:44-05:00

In Recovery? You Should Prioritize Outdoor Activities

2018-10-12T15:55:14-04:00

Today’s blog is a collaboration piece written by Bethany Hatton. Bethany, a retired librarian with 32 years of experience, created PreventAddiction.info after her oldest grandson became addicted to opioids. Though she discovered there is no guaranteed way to prevent addiction; she was able to find many helpful resources that can keep the public up to date on the [...]

In Recovery? You Should Prioritize Outdoor Activities2018-10-12T15:55:14-04:00

Getting Back Up After a Relapse

2018-08-23T14:18:00-04:00

Getting back up after a relapse. Today’s blog is a collaboration piece written by Bethany Hatton. Bethany, a retired librarian with 32 years of experience, created PreventAddiction.info after her oldest grandson became addicted to opioids. Though she discovered there is no guaranteed way to prevent addiction; she was able to find many helpful resources that can keep the public [...]

Getting Back Up After a Relapse2018-08-23T14:18:00-04:00

Approaching a Loved One Who Needs Addiction Treatment

2018-07-09T09:09:35-04:00

Today’s blog is a collaboration piece written by Bethany Hatton. Bethany, a retired librarian with 32 years of experience, created PreventAddiction.info after her oldest grandson became addicted to opioids. Though she discovered there is no guaranteed way to prevent addiction; she was able to find many helpful resources that can keep the public up to date [...]

Approaching a Loved One Who Needs Addiction Treatment2018-07-09T09:09:35-04:00

Recovery During the Holiday Season

2017-12-08T07:31:11-05:00

How to Maneuver the Holidays in Recovery Being in recovery is hard at any time of the year, but as the holidays approach it can seem more impossible than ever. While we’re surrounded by joy and cheer, this time of year also causes the most stress, intense emotions, and fatigue. End of the year demands [...]

Recovery During the Holiday Season2017-12-08T07:31:11-05:00

Opiates in pregnancy – what are the effects?

2017-07-21T08:13:30-04:00

Is your baby being affected by Opiates in your pregnancy? Opiates in pregnancy – with the current overprescribing of opiates in the Pittsburgh area and the United States in general, it is becoming more of an issue for moms to be.  Clearly, if you are using or addicted to opiates either legally or illegally, you [...]

Opiates in pregnancy – what are the effects?2017-07-21T08:13:30-04:00

Chronic pain – what can you do to lessen it’s impact on your life?

2017-07-13T08:25:44-04:00

Chronic pain definition and symptoms Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts longer than six months that is the result of either a physical health condition/injury or mental health condition. Studies show that chronic pain can also be a sign of untreated depression, anxiety, grief, unexpressed anger or being emotionally overwhelmed. According to [...]

Chronic pain – what can you do to lessen it’s impact on your life?2017-07-13T08:25:44-04:00

Social Media Addiction: What It Is and What To Do About It

2017-04-20T08:15:11-04:00

Social Media – Too Much of a Good Thing? Social Media Addiction. How can we possibly be addicted to social media – it wasn’t even invented until a few years ago.  We decided to look at the Pew Research paper on Social media use in the US to see just how much people use social [...]

Social Media Addiction: What It Is and What To Do About It2017-04-20T08:15:11-04:00
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