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The Road Back: Nutrition and the Path to Recovery

It’s important to recognize the role that the body plays when recovering from substance abuse. The effects of any substance are filtered through and sometimes felt long after it has left our system. Thus, it’s not just our mental and emotional health that needs treatment — it’s our body as well.

How Nutrition Can Help the Body Heal

Substance abuse takes a physical toll on the human body. Withdrawal can be a harrowing experience for many people. Additionally, […]

By | 2020-12-31T17:33:02-05:00 December 31st, 2020|health, Substance Use|0 Comments

Does Owning a Pet Improve Mental Health?

At some point in our lives, most of us wanted a pet. Whether that pet was a dog, cat, horse, or even a hamster, we all wanted something to take care of. Something to bond with, to play with, to be our companion. However, did you ever think of the mental health benefits that pets have on humans? The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has done extensive research on this subject, which is called The Pet Effect.

By | 2020-11-06T12:45:33-05:00 November 6th, 2020|health|0 Comments

Online Shopping: Is It an Addiction?

 

 

 

How much online shopping is too much— when it gets to a point that it becomes an addiction?  Studies show that 96% of Americans shop online, and 82% use a mobile device to do so.  Compulsive shopping is often associated with the term BSD “buying-shopping disorder” and although it is not recognized as a stand-alone diagnosis, it is still identified by mental and behavioral health […]

By | 2020-06-24T11:55:39-04:00 June 24th, 2020|brain health, health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coping with Social Distancing

 

 

As a company who serves Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse facilities, MedEZTM understands that this is a time where more people can fall into depression and develop a substance addiction.  However, we know that these are not solutions for behavioral health and substance abuse problems. Here is a list of at-home activities you can do to cope with the social distancing.  

 

At Home Workout

By | 2020-04-04T16:43:47-04:00 April 3rd, 2020|health|0 Comments

Opioid Alternatives: Tech Trends and Natural Remedies to Pain Management

 

The US is infamous for their opioid crisis, and Statista reports that nearly half of all American adults in 2017 see it as a serious public health matter and the worst drug crisis the country has ever seen. Opioids include prescription painkillers which came to prominence due to irresponsible marketing campaigns by pharmaceutical companies, overprescribed painkillers, and the failure of medical professionals to communicate the possible dangers these drugs pose. The death toll rose […]

By | 2020-08-10T13:40:40-04:00 February 5th, 2020|health, Uncategorized|0 Comments