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Using Medication for Pain: Hints and Cautions

By The HUM Clinical Team For those struggling with pain, whether that be acute (immediate, short-term injuries) or chronic (long-term, usually lasting longer than 6 months), medication is often used in or as treatment. If you are given a prescription … Continue reading

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Social Media

In between newsletters, our Facebook page and Twitter feed is a great place to stay connected to events, interesting articles and the latest developments in the world of addiction, mental health and chronic pain. We may even throw in an … Continue reading

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Stress in the Workplace

By Ms. Sue Newton, MN, RN and Ms. Paige Abbott, R.Psych. Some interesting statistics that put the role of stress, mental health, and addiction in the workplace in perspective… According to the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (2012), nearly … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain – Q & A

Q: If I struggle with chronic pain and also have Addiction, does this mean that I cannot receive any medication therapy and need to suffer in pain for the rest of my life? A: Absolutely not! Having Addiction as well … Continue reading

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