When you are struggling with an addiction, it’s tempting to tell yourself that your struggle isn’t a big deal. After all, you’re only hurting yourself a little bit, but not anyone else, right? Unfortunately, this is not the case. The effects of addiction are far-reaching, and they affect many areas of life. One of these…

Substance abuse takes many forms and sometimes it impacts the lives of career professionals. The National Institutes on Health (1) report that white-collar jobs often cause a large amount of stress and strain on professional workers. Due to the high level of stress, temptations to abuse drugs or alcohol arise. Professional employees in high paying…

An unplanned pregnancy impacts a woman’s life in unexpected and potentially stressful ways. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health (1) says that almost 50 percent of pregnancies in the United States are not planned. When a loved one is also addicted while pregnant, it raises concerns about the health…