What should you look out for in early recovery? It’s important to understand that undergoing any sort of tratment for drug or alcohol abuse is only the first step. Recovery is an ongoing process, one that needs to be continually monitored. How you decide to track your progress varies based on what works best for you. But there are some keys scenerios to look out for that may indicate your recovery has hit some shaky ground. Read more →
There are many misconceptions surrounding post traumatic stress disorder symptoms and those who suffer from it. Briefly, I want to explain what are some of the main post traumatic stress disorder symptoms, and clarify some of the biggest myths surrounding PTSD. Read more →
The complex situation of doctors and substance abuse is nothing new, but it is persistent. It is one that leaves many people scratching their heads. How can a doctor, trained to be a problem-solver and someone who is self-sufficient, recognize and acknowledge when he or she is struggling with substance abuse? How can these brilliant minds be at the top of their field and yet the end of their rope? Read more →
Can you have a sober Halloween? The answer is yes! Halloween has grown into a holiday that is more than just kids trick-or-treating door-to-door. It has become a holiday for adults often with elaborate parties that involve alcohol and/or drug use. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways to celebrate a sober Halloween while in recovery.
Here are some local events in Atlanta this Halloween: Read more →
Cutting-edge Treatment Protocol Wins Award for 2014 Best Life Coach
Congratulations to ExecuCare’s Executive Director, Dr. Jacquie Damgaard! Thanks to the votes of our dedicated clientele, colleagues, friends and Facebook fans, Dr. Damgaard has won in the category of Best Life Coach for Best Self Atlanta magazine’s “Best of 2014″ Contest. Dr. Damgaard’s innovative coaching program in combination with our unique NTR Brain Restoration is having amazing results in freeing clients from the chains of addiction, chronic stress/burnout, PTSD and chronic pain. Read more →
The risk of breast cancer and drinking? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and every year we like to remind our readers that there is a strong correlation between drinking and increasing one’s risk of breast cancer. Hundreds of thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and the numbers are increasing each year. It’s important for women to know that there are behaviors that can reduce her risk as well as others that increase her risk, one being drinking. Read more →