November 10, 2011
Health Tip: Recovering from Substance Abuse
Be sure to involve your doctor
(HealthDay News) -- If you've been abusing drugs, your doctor should be aware of your history and be involved in your recovery.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says your doctor can help by:
- Assisting you with recovery and offering support.
- Treating recovery-related medical issues, such as difficulty sleeping or changes in mood.
- Making needed changes to your medications.