Mission Nursing Home is a skilled nursing facility in Plymouth for men who have struggled with addiction, alcoholism and mental illness.
The new LGBTQ+ intensive outpatient support group launched June 6. It has already attracted a small but growing group of members.
People who have lived through traditional confrontation-style interventions are more likely to enter addiction treatment with a chip on their shoulder.
The Midwest had the largest increase in opioid-overdose emergency-room visits over a 14-month period: 69.7 percent.
Author Sandra Swenson will be in Minnesota June 22-24 to lead a two-day workshop called “Mom to Mom: Where Love and Addiction Meet.”
How should a family respond when a loved one’s addiction issues flare? And why is the holiday season a time when these problems often become apparent?
The study also found that indoor tanning “in a compulsive, addictive manner” was strongly associated with depression.
“It’s a unique place that provides a lot of hope and healing for a unique audience,” said psychotherapist Gloria Englund.
“Kierkegaard challenged me to think about questions of faith and responsibility and what’s possible,” said O’Connor. “That spoke to me as someone who was struggling with addiction.”
Researchers reached this conclusion even though their hypothesis at the start of the study was that the gradual approach would not be inferior.
ADHD stimulant medications enable people to concentrate, focus, and work better and longer, making them very tempting to some students for enhancing academic performance.
“We help poor people get to work, that’s always what it’s been about,” Brent Fuqua says. “Some people just can’t afford a car, or may not have a driver’s license anymore.”
“Mindfulness is all about changing the loops in your brain that say you want something, and it’s proving really effective with tobacco addictions,” says Dr. Courtney Baechler.
Sobers Corps has no staff and little budget, but it’s still going strong in the memory of founder Fred Myers and inspiration Malik Sealy.
The In Reach program provides up to four months of targeted case management for high utilizers of crisis care.
In fact you’d think a graphic novel about recovery would have been done by now, it’s such a natural. But it hadn’t. Not until Daniel Maurer’s “Sobriety: A Graphic Novel.”
“It’s not expensive, and it works. You can produce an overdose kit, which has two injectable doses of Narcan, for about $35,” says Adam Fairbanks of Valhalla Place.
These addictions often start with prescription pain medications and escalate to highly addictive injectable drugs like heroin.
The online survey polled 1,006 people who suffer from chronic pain; it was commissioned by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
Today marks a transition in MinnPost’s Mental Health & Addiction coverage as Twin Cities free-lancer Andy Steiner takes over the beat.