Did you know unsheltered San Diegans can be registered to vote?
Insomnia During Drug and Alcohol Recovery
For the estimated 21.7 million people each year who seek substance use treatment, the journey is long and full of challenges. As many people in recovery know, the path forward typically
involves mild to severe interruptions in your sleeping patterns. We’ll walk you through the science behind why, and provide strategies and resources to support you along the way.
Financial hardship is common among those recovering from addiction, but there are resources that provide financial aid for drug rehab. Individuals in recovery have access to grants,
non-profit and private programs, personal funding, and insurance to manage the expense of rehab.
Addiction is a complex and serious issue that affects all types of communities in the United States. While anyone can develop a substance use disorder (SUD), there are specific
communities that are more susceptible than others. Certain cases require specialized care and treatment.
Prescription Medication Disposal Safety Guide
- Improper drug disposal - environmental impact
- Negative environmental factors include . . .
- Recommended mediation disposal procedures
Blood alcohol content, or BAC, is an important number that helps determine the level of alcohol in a person’s bloodstream. The higher the BAC, the more alcohol is likely to have an impact on everything from coordination and balance to emotions and brain function.
The Connection Between Homelessness and Addiction
In 2017, there were approximately 554,000 homeless people in the United States. The US homeless population is increasing yearly, particularly in younger age ranges. Tragically, homelessness and addiction go hand in hand. The end result of homelessness is often substance abuse, and substance abuse often contributes to homelessness. The National Coalition for the Homeless has found that 38% of homeless people are alcohol dependent, and 26% are dependent on other harmful chemicals.
Consumer products company 3M is facing lawsuits filed by veterans and active duty military personnel who suffered hearing damage or tinnitus while using 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEV2). The earplugs were promoted to protect hearing from combat-level noise, but a defective design may have allowed them to loosen without the user being aware of it. . . .