Can You Use FMLA When You Go to Treatment?

Can You Use FMLA When You Go to Treatment?

Are you worried about taking leave at work when you go to treatment for a substance use disorder? You may be wondering if you can take advantage of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) when you’re away from work. Many people have full-time jobs, and careers struggle...
Signs a Loved One is Struggling with an Addiction

Signs a Loved One is Struggling with an Addiction

Does your loved one have a problem with alcohol or drugs? Are you worried they are struggling with addiction? Think carefully. If you’re worried about somebody’s use of a substance, that’s probably an indicator that they need help. Even if it’s just “little things”,...
How to Recognize and Deal with Denial

How to Recognize and Deal with Denial

Denial is an integral part of the lives of people who suffer from the disease of addiction. After all, recognizing the damage that addiction has caused and continues to create in life would often make continuing to drink or use drugs unacceptable. Denial functions as...
5 Great Self Care Tips for Early Addiction Recovery

5 Great Self Care Tips for Early Addiction Recovery

During active addiction, a lot of people are focused on just one thing. Usually, your drug of choice is a temporary answer to every problem, such as aches or pains and unpleasant feelings. You don’t take time out of the day for rest or healing, and self-care may not...