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How Does Marijuana Affect Physicians?

Suntra CEO Dr. Jean-Luc Neptune is a co-host on the Is It Serious? Podcast and talks about cannabis culture, and how marijuana is effecting both private practice physicians, and the medical industry at large. Plus, how does cannabis fit into the addiction recovery conversation? It's a complicated subject with a number of...

How a recovery coach can help families defeat addiction together

Watching a family member struggle with addiction is one of the hardest, most painful things that a parent, sibling, or spouse can experience. The loved ones of addicts and alcoholics experience many of the same emotions as their addicted family member. Family members of addicts report feelings of helplessness, anger, anxiety...

Suntra CEO Talks Physician Burnout on the Is It Serious? Podcast

In this episode of the Is It Serious? podcast, Suntra CEO Dr. Jean-Luc Neptune talks about physician burnout, and what doctors, and patients, can do about it. But what is physician burnout? Keep reading and find out. Physician burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress in the workplace.

Inpatient Rehab May Not Be the Answer

Most addiction treatment specialists recommend going to an inpatient treatment center for a period 30 days or more. But while inpatient treatment is successful for some, this one-size-fits-all approach to recovery doesn't work for everyone. Many people suffering from addiction graduate from an inpatient rehab facility, only to find themselves back in detox or rehab (or both) less than a year later.

Recovery Coaches: Support When You Need it the Most

For decades, the process of recovery suggested by the medical community has remained largely unchanged. Go to an inpatient detox facility, then attend a 30- 60- or 90-day inpatient treatment facility or rehab, followed by a few months of outpatient groups and services. At that point, many counselors and specialists say your recovery should be on solid ground...

Journal Club: Can Ketamine Treat Alcohol Use Disorder?

Ketamine is an anesthetic agent that has been used in medicine for decades and has also been used as a club drug for many years.  Ketamine is being studied and used in a variety of on-label and off-label settings to treat depression and there is evidence that it might have applicability in the treatment of alcohol use disorder.

Coping With Addiction in the Workplace – Edison NJ Chamber of Commerce

In this video, Suntra CEO Dr. Jean-Luc Neptune participates in a panel for the Edison NJ Chamber of Commerce. The panel discusses how to cope with addiction in the workplace, and what we can do to help. Suntra Modern Recovery is proud to be a part of community endeavors to help people who are suffering from addiction, their families, and employers.

Ambien: How Much is too Much? From the Is It Serious? podcast

We've all heard the stories about Ambien. It's an often-prescribed sleep aid that can have dangerous consequences if misused. Ambien is a sedative-hypnotic drug and works by slowing down the activity of the brain, allowing people to fall asleep. But Ambien can be addictive, with some users experiencing Ambien addiction and withdrawal symptoms when trying to quit taking Ambien.

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