According to SAMHSA, 1 in 12 Americans has a Substance Use Disorder (SUD), but most people don’t reach out for help because of fear of stigma and the thought of abstinence. You don’t have to have SUD to assess your relationship with drugs and alcohol, and you don’t have to wait until you hit “rock bottom” to make changes. Use the resources on this page to learn more about substance misuse, treatment, and recovery. For more info on how Youturn Health can individuals and family members with substance misuse, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In 2019, Zach participated in a VA Medical Center 28-day inpatient treatment program for co-occurring PTSD and Substance Use Disorder. While it ultimately saved his life, it also opened his eyes to the barriers many military veterans and active-duty servicemen and women have regarding access to behavioral health treatment.
As a person deep in active addiction, the idea of ever getting help felt completely out of reach to Emily Goff, now a Youturn Health peer coach, not because of lack of support or resources, but because of the conflict within herself to change her way of life. There were so many reasons beyond the stigma of addiction and fear of asking for help that kept her sick for so long.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) happens when substance use causes significant problem in someone's life, such as health issues, disability, or not meeting responsibilities. There are eleven criteria for Substance Use Disorder and three different severity levels depending how many of the criteria are met. Download this infographic to learn more about the disease of Substance Use Disorder.Download
If an employee is struggling with being present at work or using drugs or alcohol at work, there may or may not be recognizable signs. This infographic highlights some common signs of physical, cognitive, and performance impairment to watch out for. Also get tips on how to have an off-the-record conversation from a place of concern instead of judgement in order to support to someone in need.Download
When one person struggles with substance use, it affects the whole family, which means the whole family needs help. This infographic shares why self-care is important and where families can go for support.Download
Grief is a natural part of life when we lose someone we love, but it can be difficult to process, especially if there is trauma involved. The resources on this page will help you better understand what you’re feeling and how to process your emotions so you can cope better.View
Stress is a normal part of life, in fact more than 75% of adults say they feel some symptoms of stress. If left untreated though, stress can lead to major health problems and burnout. The resources on this page will help you manage stress and burnout and cope with the pressures of everyday life.View
If you or a loved one need immediate help with suicidal thoughts, call or text 988. If the situation does not require immediate help, the resources on this page will help you learn about depression and suicidal ideation, tips to manage depression through positive psychology and movement, and details on how to support a loved one in crisis.View
Opioid use, misuse, and overdose deaths have risen dramatically since 1999. In 2017, opioid misuse was declared a public health emergency, and the US government has launched several programs to address the crisis. But what are opioids and why are they so dangerous?Download