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Amphetamine Use In Nevada – Information, Risks, and Getting Help

2018-09-07T17:20:11+00:00September 7th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Amphetamine use in Nevada is becoming an increasing problem. In fact, Nevada has the nation’s highest amphetamine death rate. As the Las Vegas Review-Journal recently reported, "The death rate in Nevada attributed to “psychostimulants” — a class of drugs that includes methamphetamine, ecstasy and ADHD prescription drugs like Adderall and Ritalin — hit 7.5 per [...]

Benzodiazepines: Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Librium… Good or Bad?

2018-08-28T13:35:46+00:00August 28th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Did you know that Benzodiazepines and alcohol are the only two substances that have withdrawal symptoms that can directly cause death? This is due to the potential for severe seizures during withdrawal. Withdrawal from other substances such as methamphetamines or opioids may make you feel like you are dying, but withdrawal from these substances won’t directly [...]

Meet Lauren Martin, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Substance Abuse Specialist, and “Third Culture Kid” From Singapore

2018-08-15T11:08:04+00:00August 14th, 2018|Addiction Treatment, Mental Health|

Find out how Healthy Minds' Lauren Martin went from being a "third culture" kid in Singapore to a top mental health expert in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Life’s a circus! Meet Rebecca Nemecek, our Substance Use Disorder Program Manager

2018-07-23T14:58:15+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Rebecca Nemecek, Healthy Minds' Substance Use Disorder Program Manager, teaches us that life is like a circus. Come find out her story!

We’re Hiring! Seeking Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor

2018-07-16T17:31:56+00:00July 16th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Healthy Minds is hiring! We're looking for a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor who is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in the state of Nevada to join our growing team. Is that you?

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