Excessive use of destructive substances – whether those are opioids, illegal drugs, alcohol, pain medication, etc. – can quickly reduce self-confidence and cripple productivity. Worse, substance use practices can impair social and familial relationships, damage internal wellness and compromise long-term health. Individuals seeking help in addressing their substance use habits often face an uphill battle.…

It’s no secret that from day one in your pregnancy, you’re “eating for two.” Your child receives nutrients from the same foods you consume, making it doubly as important that you pursue and maintain healthy diet practices for the duration of the pregnancy. For individuals struggling with substance use, pregnancy marks a difficult period of…

Substance use – whether isolated, occasional or chronic – can impose both short and long-term effects on health and well-being, not to mention the effects it has on family and friends. If individuals with known or unknown diabetes use substances unhealthily, they could be exposing themselves to a variety of health challenges and complications, all…