Cara McLeod, an addiction therapist at Enterhealth, a Dallas-based drug and alcohol treatment company, talks with WBAP Radio about taking care of family and friends during the holidays by being aware of the warning signs for when substance use has crossed the line to substance abuse and to provide support for those we love who are trying to maintain their hard-worn sobriety during the time of celebrations and toasts.
Kim Nixon, an Enterhealth patient now in recovery from opioid addiction, and Dr. Harold C. Urschel III, Enterhealth chief medical strategist, discuss how trauma and addiction change the chemistry of the brain in such a way that the human abilities to calm down and self-soothe are shut down by the overpowering effects of prescription pain killers, cocaine and heroin.
By Maria Elizabeth Weidmer-Mikhail, MD
Addiction treatment can incorporate medications and genetic testing. Learn how Enterhealth uses these tools as integral components of a successful treatment program. More here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Dr. Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA and chief medical strategist of Enterhealth was interviewed by FOX 4 Good Day about the three big myths of marijuana use. Watch here to learn how this "natural" drug is more dangerous than people want you to think.
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