Zohydro: What is it?


Zohydro is a relatively newer product, produced by Zogenix Pharmaceuticals, and available on the market since 2014.  It was the first pure hydrocodone product on the market, and available in higher concentrations than any other hydrocodone product, due to its extended-release (ER) capsule formula. Here’s what you need to know about Zohydro. Hydrocodone For thousands

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Could Micromanaging Increase Relapse Risk in Recovering Employees?

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Most addicts in recovery are able to find employment, fortunately for them!  Recovery, especially initially, takes active self-care and intentional self-management and the tools to do such are taught during rehabilitation programs.  During rehab, effective tools for the workplace, in general, are taught, which can make an addict in recovery an excellent employee. Yet sometimes

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Why Transitional Jobs Can Help Addicts Get Back to Work After Rehab


Finding work after rehab isn’t always easy, but meaningful work can be important for recovery.  Here’s a 3-step formula for transitional employment, to get back to work after rehab. Transitional Defined Transitional jobs are defined as, “Time-limited subsidized work experiences that help individuals who are chronically unemployed and have barriers to employment establish a work

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Can Sharing Your Addiction Recovery with Co-Workers Make You Unlikeable?

Likability can seem mysterious.  Some people inherently have personal “social capital,” which means plenty of social assets to share.  Others seem as desperate as Milton asking for his stapler. The specifics of likability and popularity look unquantifiable because opposites can be true.  Someone who dresses differently might seem strange or quirky.  An athlete can come

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