Drug Rehab Archives - AspenRidge
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The Gateway…

“If you use marijuana, you will end up using more dangerous drugs” is a phrase commonly heard when people talk about substance use problems and how they develop. The notion that the use of a substance viewed as less harmful will lead to…
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Long Term Effects of Adderall

Adderall is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. However, it's taken for reasons other than prescribed by individuals across various age groups and backgrounds. People also obtain it illegally, which potentially leads…
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Drug Withdrawal Symptoms and the Importance of Supervision

Drug withdrawal symptoms depend on a range of factors. The substance you are abusing, how long you have been using it, and how much you have been consuming it to get high are some of the factors that influence the extent of drug withdrawal symptoms.…
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What is the Co-Occurring Disorders Definition?

Being told you suffer a co-occurring condition with your addiction feels scary. But this diagnosis actually helps you get to the root of your substance abuse, so you can build strong recovery. With this diagnosis, you start getting the therapies…
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Residential or Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Colorado – Which is Better and Why?

What Do We Know About Addiction Treatment in the United States? According to the most recent 2016 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (conducted by SAMHSA), the number of drug and alcohol rehab centers has risen to 14,632.…
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7 College Campuses in Colorado That Have Great Substance Abuse Resources for Students

Substance abuse is an increasing problem on college campuses. According to a study on Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2015, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) found that 31.9% of college students participated in binge…
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How to Successfully Use Outpatient Programs In Fort Collins as a Step Down From Primary Addiction Treatment

Outpatient addiction treatment in Fort Collins is a difficult thing to navigate, no matter where you are. It's tough enough just overcoming your denial of the problem in the first place. The transition into treatment, the withdrawals, and finding…
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Steps to Take When Finding Help for Addiction in Colorado

When we talk about overcoming addiction, we often talk about taking the "first step." It's become so ubiquitous now, it's almost cliché: "The first step is admitting you have a problem." That all-important first step is crucial to your recovery,…
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Overcoming Prescription Medication Addiction: One Man’s Story

Meet Mike, a Recovering Addict in Denver My name is Mike and I am a recovering addict. I am 48-years-old. I live in Denver. I love living in Denver, but I gotta tell ya – they don’t call it “The Mile High City” for nothing. There are…