Author: Alexander Bentley Chairman & CEO Remedy Wellbeing

Polypharmacy in the elderly

Polypharmacy in the Elderly

In the United States, 83% of adults in their 60s and 70s used at least one prescription drug in the last 30 days according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Incredibly, around 33% of those individuals survey for the report...

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Understanding Intergenerational Trauma

Understanding Intergenerational Trauma

Treating intergenerational trauma can include all generations of those affected and is sometimes offered to multiple members of the same family. Therapy is the primary treatment method and is used for both the primary caregiver, and the affected child. The caregiver is first given individual...

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The Transtheoretical Model

Transtheoretical Model – Understanding Addiction

The transtheoretical model has been developed over the past 35 years, with many changes made over the years to improve how health professionals can apply it to help addicts. Initially used to understand experiences of smokers who were able to quit, it helps categorize different...

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Food to Avoid Before a Drug Test

Food to Avoid Before a Drug Test

Poppy seeds can be the culprit to a positive drugs test even if you haven’t been consuming drugs. The little black seeds have been such a problem for people that the United States government’s agencies even declare that you shouldn’t consume poppy seeds before taking...

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Am I a Functioning Alcoholic

Am I a Functioning Alcoholic?

If you feel as though someone in your life may be a functioning alcoholic, it is best to approach the matter in a non-judgemental, supportive way. Present any concern constructively, gently outlining and setting boundaries about how their drinking subtly affects their lives and those...

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