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John Lee
Works at Addction/Mental Health Writer at Choose Help
Attended Carleton University
Lived in Chiang Mai
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If drinking’s a problem but you can’t or do not want to stop, consider taking small steps right now to minimize the harms associated with use. Here are some ideas to get you started.
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We don’t yet have a standardized definition of eating disorder recovery, but what does recovery look and feel like? Survivors and experts explain and explore the lifetime journey of ED recovery.
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Kratom leaves are used to reduce opioid withdrawal severity. Should you consider this potent supplement? Learn the risks and benefits here.
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Pain leads to relapse, but opioids are dangerous for people with substance use disorders or addiction histories. Get pain relief while reducing your relapse risks by following SAMHSA’s opioid guidelines.
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Do you use opioids (or does someone you love)? It’s so easy to slide from responsible use to dangerous misuse. Test yourself to make sure you’re not falling into addiction.
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An ordered list of common withdrawal symptoms by percentage experienced – cravings (59%), sleeping problems (50.5%), anger or irritability (45.6%)…
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Don't consider (continue) chronic opioid therapy unless you can answer the following 10 questions.
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A general overview of the different levels of care (hospitalization, residential, day treatment, outpatient). How to know which is right for you.
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You can detox safely on your own, but getting medication and professional support improves your odds of success. Learn about your different medication and treatment options.
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I work at a methadone clinic....I have a hand full of successful testimonies. Methadone is worse with withdrawals than heroin itself.
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Though the idea of avoiding withdrawal symptoms while under sedation sounds appealing, the California Society of Addiction Medicine does not endorse rapid opioid detox. Here are 5 primary reasons why they don’t.
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Learn how opioids can lead to depression, how depression worsens pain and what to do when you have both pain and depression.
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  • Addction/Mental Health Writer at Choose Help
    Writer Editor, 2007 - present
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Chiang Mai - Madrid - Ottawa
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Really interested in disseminating evidence-based substance use disorder treatment/recovery advice in a helpful way to a wide audience. Very excited by the possible ways we can use the internet to help people take charge of their own mental health.
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  • Carleton University
    Psychology, 1996 - 2000
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