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    • 20 FEB 18
    Substance Use and Addiction in the Restaurant and Hotel Industry

    Substance Use and Addiction in the Restaurant and Hotel Industry

    As a restaurant manager in New Orleans’ French Quarter, Amanda Dillard spent many years working in an environment where alcohol flowed freely and drugs were readily available. “It was a culture of drinking, using drugs, partying and staying up late at night,” Dillard recalls. Eventually, the lifestyle caught up with her. She became addicted to

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    • 20 FEB 18
    Yoga in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

    Yoga in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

    Maura Tapley is a yoga instructor at RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta. Five days a week, she leads a group of patients in the partial hospitalization program (PHP) through breathing and poses designed to calm the mind, strengthen the body and facilitate self-reflection and self-awareness. Yoga is used by addiction rehab programs and by people

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    • 26 JAN 18
    How Addiction Impacts Women Differently – And What They Need From Addiction Treatment

    How Addiction Impacts Women Differently – And What They Need From Addiction Treatment

    Alcohol or drug addiction is a serious, life-threatening problem that causes tremendous pain and suffering for everyone it touches. Yet the specific ways in which addiction progresses, and how it impacts physical health, mental health and relationships, varies depending on a number of factors – including gender. Women and Addiction Men are more likely than

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    • 05 JUL 17

    RiverMend’s Dr. Stacy Seikel Featured In WSB-TV Report On Atlanta’s Deadly Fentanyl Epidemic

    RiverMend Health Centers Medical Director, Dr. Stacy Seikel, was featured in a special WSB-TV investigative report on Atlanta’s growing Fentanyl epidemic. Fentanyl is a highly potent synthetic opioid that can cause overdose deaths with just a single dose. This trend is extremely disturbing because unsuspecting users who think they’re buying prescription pain pills like Percocet

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