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Help for Hoarding and Addiction

Help for Hoarding and Addiction
Hoarding is the obsessive compulsive behavior of collecting and possessing things. These ‘things’ can be any sort of item and may be of little worth to the owner, but will accumulate and become a hindrance and eventually a hazard to the owner or others. In addition, hoarders are unable to part with the items they have accumulated. Although hoarding has not officially been accepted...

Flight Attendants and Addiction

Flight Attendants and Addiction
Flight attendants work in an intense, customer-oriented environment that can lead to higher stress levels. Attendants are more likely than most individuals to abuse drugs or alcohol, making them the target of more substance abuse awareness programs in recent years. Substance Abuse and the Flight Attendant Lifestyle Flight attendants work irregular hours and spend significant time away...

Consequences of Going to Work While High

Consequences of Going to Work While High
Going to work while high can harm everyone involved. Drugs and alcohol impair a user’s ability to perform work effectively and safely. Also, working while high makes people less productive, and it also increases the risk of injuring oneself and others. Workers who are under the influence are more likely to make mistakes, leave tasks unfinished, fail to understand responsibilities and...