Category: Addiction

Opioid Addiction, Surgery and Pain

By Cindy Coloma When Shirley’s doctor told her that she needed surgery, her thoughts made an immediate jump to one fear — as someone in recovery from opioid…

Addiction Recovery and Returning to the Workforce

By Taylor Davis Returning to the workforce after addiction recovery can be tricky. Often dismissed as too risky to hire because of their history, those who have dealt…

Medical Marijuana, Overdose Rates and Chronic Pain

While much of the recent discussion around marijuana is related to legalization for recreational use, it’s important not to overlook the topic of medical marijuana. While Colorado and…