PROFESSIONALS AND ADDICTION

Ren in Professionals and addiction
September 16, 2021

Drug Addiction in Professional Sports

Drug addiction can appear in all walks of life, even among the very successful. Given the psychological stress and the physical demands of professional sports, even America’s top athletes can sometimes become addicted to opioid pain relievers, alcohol, and other mind-altering substances.

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Ren in Professionals and addiction
February 25, 2021

Addiction Puts a Successful Career at Risk

It isn't just impoverished individuals who become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Anyone, from any walk of life, can become addicted, including people who have successful careers. However, no one can use drugs and alcohol AND manage a successful career for long.

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Ren in Professionals and addiction
February 23, 2021

Drug Addiction Has Unequal Impact on Differing Careers

Is it possible to predict someone's risk for developing a drug addiction or an alcohol addiction based on the type of career they have? Do some professions exhibit more drug or alcohol misuse among employees than others? And if so, what unique factors about those industries lead people who work in them to misuse substances?

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Ren in Professionals and addiction
February 18, 2021

Addiction Among Legal Professionals

Addiction to drugs and alcohol can manifest in any workforce. This article looks at the prevalence of substance abuse among legal professionals.

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Rehab for Execs, Artists and Athletes

People who lose everything to addiction are not always scruffy, poorly-dressed individuals living on the margins of society. Wealthy, high profile individuals may also fall to this problem.

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White-Collar Addiction

Professionals can turn to drugs or alcohol in an effort to cope with the pressures they face. If they then achieve sobriety they will then need new skills to deal with these issues.

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