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addiction relapse rates
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How to Avoid a Drug Relapse?

The journey to recovery is different for each individual. The decision to find assistance or treatment for drug and alcohol abuse takes courage and commitment, and it isn’t always smooth sailing. Some aspects of recovery are painful or intimidating,…
How To Address Alcohol Withdrawal
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How to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol has typically been viewed as a harmless pastime. Drinking is a weekend or dinner activity to do with friends, family, and sometimes solo. It’s usually not until drinking becomes excessive and its resulting behaviors become problematic,…
Substance Abuse Group Therapy Treatment
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Benefits of Group Therapy for Substance Abuse

Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction can be overwhelming and frightening, and if you have decided to seek help, congratulations. Many options for treatment are available in Colorado, including highly effective addiction rehab programs.…
Admitting You Have A Problem Is A First Step
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Admitting You Have a Problem is the First Step

If you’ve battled with substance abuse, chances are you’ve heard the saying, “admitting you have a problem is the first step in recovery.” There’s only one clear fact with addiction: the disease is not straightforward, and recovery…
Medication Assisted Treatment For Alcohol
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What is Antabuse?

Considering that millions of Americans are afflicted with alcohol use disorder (AUD)–15 million in the U.S. alone–addiction specialists have zeroed in on medication assisted treatment options to help with initial recovery. As new medications…
spiritual addiction recovery
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Spirituality in Recovery

There are a number of ways you can move forward with long-term recovery and conquer any addiction issues you’re facing. One way people choose to do that is through a focus on spirituality in recovery. This approach may not be right for everyone.…
avoiding relapse
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How to Avoid Relapse Triggers

Addiction and substance abuse are common problems for 23.5 million Americans, yet uncomfortable silence surrounds the topic. We're not supposed to talk about our mental health problems or admit an addiction. Addiction itself is frequently viewed…
types of addiction support
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PHP vs IOP

Facing substance addiction can make every day an uphill battle. Add the complexity of finding the right rehab programs, and it’s easy to understand why this disease is ubiquitous. More frustratingly, alcohol, and drug addiction is treatable.…
covid 19 updates
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Ensuring a Safe and Supportive Community: COVID-19 Safety Measures

As we monitor the COVID-19 data and local and federal government responses, we feel it is essential to take proactive measures to keep our clients, staff, and community partners safe. Out of an abundance of caution, we are implementing stricter…
drug incarceration statistics
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Drug Incarceration Statistics

Drug incarceration statistics are revealing prevalent issues that may actually be negatively impacting ongoing drug use and addiction recovery.  In 2020, Oregon became the first state to move toward decriminalization. On November 3, Oregon…