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Jeffrey Juergens

Jeffrey Juergens

Jeffrey Juergens is the Digital Media Manager for AddictionCenter.com. Jeffrey earned his Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. Jeffrey’s desire to help others and make a difference in the world led him to focus his studies on economic and social development and policy making.  After graduation, Jeffrey decided to pursue his true passion of writing and editing, a passion which has taken him to many places and introduced him to many people and topics. Jeffrey started his career as a freelancer before transitioning into in-house marketing agencies. Eventually, he wanted to find a position that would allow him to bring more value to others.

Throughout his life, Jeffrey has been touched by addiction. Several of his close friends and family have suffered from various addictions, costing them jobs, relationships, health, and in some cases their lives. Additionally, Jeffrey has seen and studied how addiction impacts entire populations, and the incredible harm it can cause. Consequently, Jeffrey’s mission is to educate and inform the public on addiction issues and help those in need of treatment find the best option for them. In his free time, Jeffrey chooses to spend time with family and friends, preferably outdoors.

Posts by Jeffrey Juergens

How to Enjoy College While Staying Sober

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College can be an isolating time if you are sober because so many activities involve alcohol. However, you can have a wonderful sober social life.

Look at Yourself Before You Judge Others

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When we judge other people, whether you’re sober or still suffering from your addiction, it's important to remember a few things.

5 Ways You Can Fight the Stigma of Addiction

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It’s unfortunate, but negative stigmas around addiction may never be completely eradicated. However, you can take to do your part to lessen these stigmas.

It’s Ok to Experience Emotions

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Emotions can be a scary thing to experience. Feelings are not always enjoyable, but you need to let your spirit go and guide you to make decisions.

5 Ways to Celebrate Recovery Month

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September is an important month for the recovery community. Here are 5 ways you can celebrate Recovery Month and encourage others to seek treatment.

Don’t Kick Yourself When You’re Down – Take Control

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Life is full of obstacles, challenges, and trials, but you choose how you take control and face them. When you relapse, make the decision to get back up.

FDA Considering Slashing Nicotine Levels To Prevent Addiction

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The FDA announced a plan to reduce smoking-related deaths in the United States by reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes to make them non-addictive.

4 Ways Grief Can Lead to Addiction

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Some people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way to cope with loss and risk falling into addiction. Substance abuse is never a healthy response to grief.

News: Businesses Struggling to Find Sober Applicants

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At least one Ohio business can't find enough applicants who can pass a drug test. A shortage of sober employees is a problem for the economy.