Scottsdale Recovery Blog

The Scottsdale Recovery Center blog serves as a resources to provide information on all aspects of drug and alcohol addiction, from signs to look for, how to help your loved ones recover, and insights on treatment options. Visit our blog weekly for new articles. Our goal is to share our expertise and insights to help those suffering from addiction to seek help. For those who have loved ones that are addicted, the articles provide helpful information on how to get help, how to prepare for treatment, and what to expect.

When you’re ready to learn more about addiction recovery, contact us to speak with one of our counselors.

Meditation and Other Forms of Self-Care

Meditation and Other Forms of Self-Care

Many of us are encouraged in our lives to express kindness outwardly, to be kind, to share and to lavish others with sympathy, empathy, and humility. Nonetheless, it often seems less normal when we are doing these things to ourselves. If you have spent time in a...

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What is Gambling Addiction?

What is Gambling Addiction?

Gambling is silly fun for many people but can become a concern for others but it can develop into a form of compulsive behavior. Gambling addiction is a mental health issue that is considered to be an urge and has several resemblances to an obsessive-compulsive...

read more
Fentanyl Abuse: Signs & Symptoms

Fentanyl Abuse: Signs & Symptoms

Fentanyl is a manmade narcotic used as pain reliever, generally, after a surgery or as a part of any medical treatment. In other words, it is a potent synthetic opioid drug used to relieve pain. Some branded drugs are composed using Fentanyl. It is stronger than...

read more
How Addiction Happens To College Students

How Addiction Happens To College Students

For many young adults, attending college is a period of exploration, which can cause them to act without any precaution. Some of the most common problems on college campuses are binge drinking and drug abuse. College is a time of freedom and independence, but...

read more
Things To Know About Carfentanil

Things To Know About Carfentanil

No matter what substance or behavior you’re addicted to, there’s no denying the fact that addiction, in general, can be dangerous to one’s overall well-being. Substance abuse can be damaging to physical and mental health while behavioral addictions mainly affect a...

read more

Family History and Addiction

For most of us that witness our loved ones battling dependency, it’s hard to watch them go down that route. It is difficult to understand exactly what caused these kinds of behaviors and what might have led to their bad habits of abusing substances. Science has now...

read more
The Dangers of Smoking

The Dangers of Smoking

Smoking harms almost all of the body's organs and can cause a variety of different diseases, decreasing overall well-being. It is a tough habit to break. A person who smokes cigarettes is extremely susceptible to addiction because the substance helps release dopamine...

read more
Etizolam: Dangerous Alternative to Xanax

Etizolam: Dangerous Alternative to Xanax

If you’ve been at all remotely up-to-date on the dangerous drugs that are being abused across the country, chances are you’ve heard of Xanax. This drug is specifically made to treat disorders such as anxiety and insomnia. It is a minor tranquilizer that acts as a...

read more
What Withdrawal Looks Like

What Withdrawal Looks Like

An individual who becomes dependent on a drug or alcohol may experience withdrawal syndromes. It may also result in relapse if not addressed properly and immediately. As a person continues to abuse any substance and then reduce its consumption immediately, it can...

read more
What is Binge Drinking?

What is Binge Drinking?

Long-term damage caused by heavy alcohol is no joke, it’s a serious issue that can happen to anyone who keeps their drinking habits left unchecked. Many health problems develop with chronic binge drinkers. Studies show that even a single episode of a binge drinking...

read more

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Meditation and Other Forms of Self-Care

Many of us are encouraged in our lives to express kindness outwardly, to be kind, to share and to lavish others with sympathy, empathy, and humility. Nonetheless, it often seems less normal when we are doing these things to ourselves. If you have spent time in a...

What is Gambling Addiction?

Gambling is silly fun for many people but can become a concern for others but it can develop into a form of compulsive behavior. Gambling addiction is a mental health issue that is considered to be an urge and has several resemblances to an obsessive-compulsive...

Fentanyl Abuse: Signs & Symptoms

Fentanyl is a manmade narcotic used as pain reliever, generally, after a surgery or as a part of any medical treatment. In other words, it is a potent synthetic opioid drug used to relieve pain. Some branded drugs are composed using Fentanyl. It is stronger than...

How Addiction Happens To College Students

For many young adults, attending college is a period of exploration, which can cause them to act without any precaution. Some of the most common problems on college campuses are binge drinking and drug abuse. College is a time of freedom and independence, but...

Things To Know About Carfentanil

No matter what substance or behavior you’re addicted to, there’s no denying the fact that addiction, in general, can be dangerous to one’s overall well-being. Substance abuse can be damaging to physical and mental health while behavioral addictions mainly affect a...

Family History and Addiction

For most of us that witness our loved ones battling dependency, it’s hard to watch them go down that route. It is difficult to understand exactly what caused these kinds of behaviors and what might have led to their bad habits of abusing substances. Science has now...

The Dangers of Smoking

Smoking harms almost all of the body's organs and can cause a variety of different diseases, decreasing overall well-being. It is a tough habit to break. A person who smokes cigarettes is extremely susceptible to addiction because the substance helps release dopamine...

Etizolam: Dangerous Alternative to Xanax

If you’ve been at all remotely up-to-date on the dangerous drugs that are being abused across the country, chances are you’ve heard of Xanax. This drug is specifically made to treat disorders such as anxiety and insomnia. It is a minor tranquilizer that acts as a...

What Withdrawal Looks Like

An individual who becomes dependent on a drug or alcohol may experience withdrawal syndromes. It may also result in relapse if not addressed properly and immediately. As a person continues to abuse any substance and then reduce its consumption immediately, it can...

What is Binge Drinking?

Long-term damage caused by heavy alcohol is no joke, it’s a serious issue that can happen to anyone who keeps their drinking habits left unchecked. Many health problems develop with chronic binge drinkers. Studies show that even a single episode of a binge drinking...

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