The connection between job burnout and substance abuse is very real. These days especially, we seem to prioritize work over everything else, including our health, which can have severe negative consequences. If you’re going through rehab, it can affect you even more. Staying away from stressful life situations, like work stress, isn’t always possible. Luckily, it can be managed and overcome with the right support system and a degree of effort. Continue reading The Connection Between Job Burnout and Substance Abuse→
Whether someone is recovering from an injury, depression / other mental health problems, or substance abuse, family support plays a significant role in the process. Recovery with the benefit of a proper support network is completely different from having to work through something on your own. Sometimes, people left alone to recover don’t adequately complete the process. In the case of recovering from a physical injury, issues can reoccur, and if physical therapy is not correctly adhered to, a person can continue to suffer the consequences all their life.
Likewise, left alone, a person might be unable or unwilling to do what is necessary, but with the presence of family, things are much more manageable, and even what seems like a colossal task at first can be overcome. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of family support during any kind of recovery process. Continue reading The Importance of Family Support During Recovery→
Among various addictions, drug addiction can be the most difficult to combat. Those addicted to drugs not only develop physiological changes throughout the body, but also suffer degradation of the psyche and impairment of brain activity. From the outside, it might seem that those affected have undergone a noticeable change in personality, or have entered a ‘zombie-like’ state.
Amy Winehouse On a Mobile Boiler Truck (Photos By Gail)
SacSix is a Miami born artist now living in NYC. His #SidewalksAndIcons street art series explores pop culture icons, past and present, and their relationship with the streets of New York. This image of the late Amy Winehouse as an enhaloed Statue of Liberty was spotted on a boiler truck parked on Avenue B, across the street from Tompkins Square Park. Get a detailed look at the piece in the photo below.