One of the most impenetrable barriers to getting help for a substance use disorder is the fear of potential consequences for taking that action. Concerns about losing a job, or other far-reaching consequences to career or reputation, as a consequence of seeking treatment, are common and understandable. The stubborn stigma surrounding addiction and mental health […]
Physicians and nurses deserve to receive support for a substance use disorder, and treated with the dignity afforded to all who are struggling.
Nature WoRx Helping People to Connect in Recovery All living beings and life forms are created from the same 6 basic elements: carbon, hydrogen, phosphorus, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur. These elements entwine and connect people to nature and to each other. Author Johan Hari, states, “The opposite of addiction is connection.” Thus came to life, […]
Everyone is entitled to feel safe in the workplace. We spend as much of our wake time at work as we do at home with our families, so expecting a work environment that is free from the effects of drugs or alcohol is a given. We go to our jobs each day to produce goods […]
We’re excited to be introducing our new Medication Supported Recovery™ (MSR) program at Ashley! MSR can help overcome opioid dependency by improving recovery outcomes, reducing withdrawal symptoms during the detoxification period, reducing cravings, and making the entire treatment and recovery process much more palatable for patients. Let’s take a closer look at what MSR is […]
Spring has sprung, and with the warmer weather, and longer days comes the greening of the grass and the blooming of flowers. The Ashley campus has never looked better, and we owe a great deal of gratitude to our dedicated ground crew, Kevin Piper, Bobby Judd, and Richard Williams. Keeping the Ashley campus at its […]