April 2020 - AspenRidge

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Poor Man’s Cocaine

Bupropion HCL (hydrochloride), commonly known as Wellbutrin (one of its commercial names), is prescribed by doctors to patients with depression, anxiety, and seasonal affective disorder, among other conditions. It has also been aptly named the…
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How to Stop Being an Enabler

Addiction and Enabling Go Hand-in-Hand Substance abuse doesn’t just affect the addicted person. When someone has a drug or alcohol problem, it profoundly impacts the lives of those around them. Addiction has a special way of weaving chaos…
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Drug Use in Colorado since Legalization

More than 200,000 Coloradans know someone who has died from a drug overdose in the last year. Yet, nearly half of those residents indicated they went without needed substance treatment in 2019. Additionally, substance abuse statewide is on the…
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What States Allow Telemedicine?

What is telehealth and what states allow telemedicine? As the name suggests, telemedicine involves the use of technology for remote healthcare services. Also known as telehealth, telemedicine allows doctors and therapists to treat a client online…
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Why is Xanax Dangerous?

Why is Xanax Dangerous? First introduced to the US pharmaceutical markets in 1981, alprazolam—the generic form of Xanax—is used to treat a wide range of anxiety and panic disorders. Since its introduction, alprazolam is one of the most used…
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AcuDetox Benefits

Acupuncture has long been a recognized supplemental or complementary medical practice, used to treat a wide range of ailments including chronic pain and insomnia as well as mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. Since its application…
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Common Skin Problems for Drug Abusers and Alcoholics: Broken Down By Drug Type

It is common knowledge that prolonged drug use can cause major health complications for the body’s most vital organs – especially the liver, kidneys, bladder, and stomach. But, most people neglect the fact that drug addiction can also be…
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4 Drugs that Don’t Mix with Antidepressants

Antidepressants like citalopram and sertraline can help people overcome depression. At the same time, they can have adverse reactions when mixed with other drugs. People who are prescribed medication for depression should be careful about which…
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How Does Online Substance Abuse Counseling Work?

Our country is facing an overwhelming growth in drug and alcohol addiction. While the most recent statistic shows that more than 23 million people in the U.S. are living with addiction, only roughly 10% of people with addiction actually seek…