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Turning Pain into Purpose: A Member Engagement Specialist’s Inspiring Journey
Turning Pain into Purpose: A Member E...

In the heart of adversity lies the potential for profound transformation This is the essence of the journey Cindy, a Wayspring Member Outreach Specialist, shares with us Growing up in a world where... more

Why I Chose Wayspring: Tomi’s J...

In the world of healthcare, especially in the realm of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment, the choice of where to work can significantly impact both the provider and the patients they serve For... more

Commitment to Compassion: A Clinical ...

In the heart of Wayspring's mission to transform healthcare for those battling substance use disorder (SUD), stands Dana, a dedicated Clinical Care Navigator in our Indianapolis clinic Dana's unique... more

Finding Hope and Healing: Meredith&#8...

Meredith's story is a powerful testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit At 45 years old, she has faced and overcome challenges that many can scarcely imagine From struggling with... more

Finding Fulfillment and Purpose at Wa...

At Wayspring, our mission transcends the traditional bounds of healthcare We're driven by a holistic view that recognizes the complex nature of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and the multi-faceted... more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday October 28, 2023 The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) has been conducting this initiative since 2010 to help provide a safe way for... more

October is National Substance Misuse Prevention Month
Prevention is Key: National Substance...

October marks the observance of National Substance Misuse Prevention Month – a month dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about the vital role of substance abuse prevention At... more

Opioid Overdose Crisis
The Opioid Overdose Crisis: A Person ...

The opioid overdose crisis in America continues to wreak havoc on individuals, families, and communities across the nation, and it has left a trail of destruction in its wake This blog delves into... more

redefining fun in recovery
Redefining Fun in Recovery

Redefining Fun in Recovery: Embracing Joy and Self-Discovery  At Wayspring, we understand that the beginning of recovery can be incredibly challenging, and it's not always a fun experience Many... more

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What is Overdose?

What is Overdose Overdose, also commonly referred to as OD, is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when there is too much of something within a person’s body Most often, overdoses... more

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5 Facts to Know about Depression

Depression is a common mental condition that affects as many as 300 million people around the globe at any given time Despite its prevalence, there are a lot of misconceptions or myths regarding... more

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Talking about your addiction with lov...

Substance use disorder is one of the most stigmatized health conditions in existence and that can make it difficult to talk about with friends, family, or loved ones However, in many circumstances,... more

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When Should I go to the Emergency Room?

Is it an emergency Sometimes it can be hard to know the answer, but we are here to help you choose the right level of care for all your health needs  It is important to know when a health condition... more

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What is MAT?

MAT is an abbreviation that stands for Medication Assisted Treatment, one of the many ways a person can get help for their substance use disorder Just like medication is often used to treat other... more

PTSD Awareness

Since 2014, National PTSD Awareness Month has been observed each June, establishing a time for people working in the mental health field and the general public to be more intentional with raising... more

What are Social Determinants of Health?

Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) are the non-medical elements in a person’s life that still play an important role in determining their overall health and quality-of-life For many years, social... more

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Five Ways to Help Relieve Stress

At some point or another, we can all feel stressed out It’s not a great feeling, but did you know it can also contribute to other health problems It’s true! Our mental health, including the... more

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April 30 is National Prescription Dru...

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day takes place this year on Saturday, April 30 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a nationwide event where communities across the country come together... more

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What is Substance Use Disorder (SUD)?

There is a lot of information in the world about substance use disorder, and this can make it difficult to decipher between fact and fiction But Wayspring is here to set the record straight So... more