Daily Archives: 10/21/2021

STUDY: OUD Disclosure Can Be Helpful, or Devastating; Study Participants Offer Advice

Stigma—negative beliefs and misperceptions, based on misinformation or lack of information—has long plagued people with opioid use disorders (OUDs), whether they’re in treatment or not. A new study in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment highlights two troubling aspects of stigma: the reactions of others when people disclose their OUD history or current treatment, and… Read More »

Get A Handle On Depression With These Useful Tips

Depression is a serious illness that affects many people. Depression can be mild, moderate, or severe. Often a person can make simple changes to their lives that can improve their depression. Use the tips in this article to help manage your depression. Even a little improvement is worth the effort it takes. Understand that depression… Read More »