With all this well-deserved attention about the dangers of opioids, there is another side to the story that should not be discounted. Opioids can also be beneficial for many patients as long as they are carefully prescribed and monitored.
Not only are invisible disabilities often debilitating in and of themselves, but the public’s unawareness of their effects can lead to misunderstandings and even prejudice. The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) seeks to provide additional clarity on this important and timely topic.
…if you feel constant, intense sadness and hopelessness, aren’t really interested in things you once enjoyed, and are consumed with guilt and low self-esteem that never seem to go away, you’re dealing with something different.
This is depression and it’s a serious disorder, but it’s also treatable…
This is a profile of one of the many professionals the BIAAZ State Opioid Response Team works with, Samantha Eagle.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and as we contemplate the causes and repercussions of suicide and how we can better prevent it, the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) would like to shed light on a consequence of attempted suicide not widely known or talked about in family or professional circles.
Even in the best of times, parenting is as tough as it is rewarding. During a pandemic, however, all rules go out the window — Or do they?