Kindra Sclar

Kindra Sclar

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Kindra Sclar is a Senior Web Content Editor for American Addiction Centers and Rehabs.com. Before joining the company, she worked for more than 8 years as a print and web editor for several print and online publishers. Kindra has worked on content editing for first responders, including firefighters, public safety communications, and emergency medical services. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in English.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

Addiction

June 30th, 2020 Kindra Sclar 3 minute read
What is Addiction? Addiction is a complex and chronic condition characterized by an inability to control or consistently abstain from substance use in spite of all the harm it causes.1,2,3 In some cases, the road to addiction may start with...

Addiction Treatment Resources

December 12th, 2019 Kindra Sclar 2 minute read
Acknowledging one’s own addiction and then committing to seeking treatment help are crucial but often-difficult decisions made in early recovery. Many individuals worry about how the addiction rehab process will affect their lives—the unknown can be scary. Here, we hope to assuage...

Addiction And Treatment

November 4th, 2019 Kindra Sclar 3 minute read
Addiction is a complex and chronic condition characterized by an inability to control or consistently abstain from substance use in spite of all the harm it causes.1,2,3 In some cases, the road to addiction may start with intentional use of drugs and...

Addiction Treatment Resources for First Responders

November 4th, 2019 Kindra Sclar 9 minute read
Substance Use Rehabilitation for Firefighters, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel First responders—including police officers, emergency medical services (EMS) personnel, firefighters, call takers, and dispatchers—have jobs that can expose them to traumatic incidents and can be overwhelming, disturbing,...
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