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Change Healthcare data breach


We are aware Change Healthcare has confirmed data was compromised in its February cyber incident.

Highmark is working with Change and United HealthGroup to fully understand the nature and extent of the impact on our members and customers. We will continue to support our members as more information becomes available.

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Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use Disorder

General warning signs

There are many common signs and symptoms of substance use disorder but it may express itself differently depending on the substance being used.

  • Taking the substance in larger amounts or over a longer period than intended
  • Wanting to cut down or stop but being unable to
  • A lot of time spent obtaining, using, or recovering from using the substance
  • Cravings and urges to use the substance
  • Failing to fulfill major obligations at work, school, or home due to use of the substance
  • Continuing to use the substance even when it causes problems in relationships with other people
  • Skipping or giving up activities you once enjoyed because of substance use
  • Using the substance repeatedly even when it is physically dangerous to do so, like while driving or operating machinery
  • Continuing to use the substance despite physical or mental health problems caused or worsened by substance use
  • Needing more of the substance to get the effect you want from it (tolerance)
  • Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after stopping use, such as anxiety, tremors, or nausea

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA provides information on a variety of topics relevant to reducing the impact of substance use disorders to improve the lives of individuals living with substance use disorders, their families, and the communities where they live.

VISIT SAMHSA.GOV

 

Partnership to End Addiction

Partnership to End Addiction Works with families and communities to help prevent and treat substance use disorders and support recovery. They provide online education and resources, including a screening tool for parents to determine if their child is showing signs and symptoms of a substance use disorder.

VISIT DRUGFREE.ORG

Take a mental health screening

Take a mental health screening

Online screening is not diagnostic but can help you find out if you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.

Online screening is not diagnostic but can help you find out if you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.