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Signs of Addiction

Many factors influence addictive behavior, such as the stress present in your life and the environment that you live in. Substance abuse may be used as a way to cope with uncertainty, anxiety, fears, grief, and countless other emotions. The signs of addiction in a loved one are not always obvious, so careful observation may…

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Don’t Let Recovery Get You Canned

SoftPro, a Delaware software company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, agreed to pay a former IT employee, Matthew Elliott, $80,000 after Elliott sued the company for firing him for having a perceived disability. Elliott is in recovery from opiate addiction and participated in physician-supervised medication-assisted treatment (MAT) since 2009. When Elliott voluntarily decided to enter…