Manejo de dolor despues del parto

Opciones de bajo riesgo para el manejo de dolor Hable con su médico sobre las formas de controlar o aliviar el dolor posparto. Aquí hay algunas opciones que podrían recomendar: Ibuprofeno (Motrin) y acetaminofén (Tylenol)Actividad ligera (caminar)Aerosoles anestésicos como DermoplastCompresas empapadas con hamamelis como TucksBaños de asiento (sentarse a unas pocas pulgadas de agua tibia)Compresa … Continue reading Manejo de dolor despues del parto

Postpartum Pain Management

Low-Risk Pain Management Options Talk to your doctor about ways to manage or relieve your postpartum pain. Here are a few options they might recommend: Ibuprofen (Motrin®) & acetaminophen (Tylenol®)Light activity (walking)Numbing sprays such as Dermoplast®Witch-hazel pads such as Tucks®Sitz baths (sitting in a few inches of warm water)Cold pack/heating pad Do I need Opioids? … Continue reading Postpartum Pain Management

Addict II Athlete, Maintaining Recovery

Addict II Athlete is a nonprofit which offers support group meetings, education, and resources for those affected by mental health and addiction issues. This action-orientated community based organization assists those in recovery as well as family, friends and community members. We have been around for over 10 years helping thousands of individuals and families in recovery.

Free Naloxone at the Spanish Fork Library

The Spanish Fork Library offers more than good books and free Wi-Fi. As of March, the library is also offering free naloxone. A few years ago, in conjunction with Spanish Fork City’s Active and Healthy initiative, the Spanish Fork Library began offering free gun locks to help prevent death by suicide. In addition to these … Continue reading Free Naloxone at the Spanish Fork Library

Drug Use and Relationships

Prescription drug misuse can happen to anyone. When it happens, it can wreak havoc on relationships. If you or a loved one is dealing with substance misuse, then here is some advice from a couple who made it through.   Thank you for sharing your story Joel and Anjuli! Recovery from addiction is possible, so … Continue reading Drug Use and Relationships

Opioid Prevention Policies in Utah

Good Samaritan Law (Utah Code: 76-3-203.11) This law enables bystanders to report an overdose without fear of criminal prosecution for illegal possession of a controlled substance or illicit drug. Naloxone Law (House Bill 119) This law permits physicians to prescribe naloxone to third parties (someone who is usually a caregiver or a potential bystander to … Continue reading Opioid Prevention Policies in Utah

Easy Ways to Improve Opioid Safety

Guidelines to Help Protect You and Your Family Opioids are often prescribed after surgery to help relieve pain. Below are some simple ways you can improve opioid safety. 1. Talk With Your Doctor If you have been prescribed an opioid, talk with your doctor about the risks and if possible, discuss alternatives to opioids. There … Continue reading Easy Ways to Improve Opioid Safety

You Can Break Down Stigma

People with medical conditions need a supportive network to help them recover. Substance use disorder is just as much a valid condition as someone who is recovering from cancer. Any chronic medical condition requires support from a recovery community. Unfortunately, not all health conditions receive the same level of support. People with a substance use … Continue reading You Can Break Down Stigma