Month: <span>August 2019</span>

Why More Attorneys Are Searching for an Addiction Therapist Near Me

The Lawyer: The Partyer and the Alcoholic

It’s a tired popular media trope: the attorney, burdened by the stresses of work, pours a glass of bourbon at the end of a long day. Maybe he is waiting for a verdict to come in after an impassioned speech in front of a jury, maybe she is prepping for a long day at the Supreme Court ahead. Alcohol as a coping mechanism in pop culture is as old as television itself. Read more

Opiate Detox for Lawyers, Even Attorneys Get Hooked on Heroin

The Path to Opioid Abuse for Attorneys

Popular culture portrayals of the legal profession may draw young people to law school: giving impassioned arguments in front of a jury, laying out a compelling case in front of a judge. A promising young law student may enter school with hopes of helping the disfranchised or aiding in the reform of the criminal justice system. However, once they exit the hallowed halls of their law school, reality paints a grimmer picture. Read more

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Adderall Addiction in the Workplace

By Britt Gottlich, Psy.D. At Fifth Avenue Psychiatry, we often get new clients seeking stimulant medications for ADHD. These …

Woman Seeking Addiction Treatment in NYC

How To Choose the Right Psychiatrist for Addiction Treatment

By Samuel Glazer, MD Addiction is understood as a brain disease that is multidimensional, and, to this point, there are still …

What is Kratom? | NYC Kratom Addiction Psychiatrists

Kratom: Harmful or Helpful?

By Dr. Ronnit Nazarian There is little information on Kratom, and there is much misinformation out there. Some people believe …