Workit Health offers innovative online addiction care, including medication like buprenorphine, after a single in-person visit to our Bay Area, California location. We recently caught up with Nurse Practitioner Dorothy Moore, a member of the Workit Health team providing care in Contra Costa County and beyond.
Most of the time, I appreciate the seasonal changes. But I also can’t ignore the fact that the weather impacts my mood greatly. The dark, gloomy days, especially during the winters, often leave me feeling down and irritated. Spring is often the worst, as we get tastes of amazing weather, usually followed by another dumping of snow. The shift of fall into winter is also hard, as the days get shorter and darker.
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