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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

2019-01-15T15:35:34+00:00August 14th, 2018|Addiction Treatment, Mental Health, Team Stories|

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

2019-01-15T15:36:12+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Addiction Treatment, Team Stories|

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?

Why Do Holidays Lead to Relapse?

2019-03-04T19:39:51+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Imagine this: the sun is shining, the temperature is perfect, and you are sitting in your lawn chair barbecuing hamburgers and hotdogs waiting for it to get dark so you can watch the fireworks to celebrate America’s birthday. You look to your left, then you look to your right and everyone has a cold drink [...]

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