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.

Why Lifetime Therapy is Essential

Why Lifetime Therapy is Essential

Lifetime therapy is simply a humanist and people-centered practice that is rooted in compassion, acceptance, and belief in the limitless power of the body to heal. Addiction Recovery If you’ve finally made it through detox, including your first 90 days of treatment,...

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Nutritional Therapy for Recovery

Nutritional Therapy for Recovery

Struggling with drug or alcohol addiction? You’ve most likely neglected your health. Whether the substance caused you to put on a lot of weight or made you skinny, it’s unhealthy. Many therapies are there to consider when it comes to addiction recovery. Some addicts...

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Substance Abuse in the U.S.

Substance Abuse in the U.S.

All around the world, there are people that struggle with substance abuse. It has become such a rampant issue in this world, even more so in America. Annually, substance abuse costs this nation around $740 billion in costs due to crime, lost work productivity, and...

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Addiction in Women

Addiction in Women

Addiction in women is a globally discussed topic because it has more adverse side effects than addiction in men. The results are more pronounced when the woman is in her reproductive age, and this can cause harm to her unborn fetus.  Scientists who study substance...

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The Benefits of Adventure Therapy

The Benefits of Adventure Therapy

People face various problems all the time. As the problems differ, so do the solutions. However, there is a type of treatment that is unique among all other forms of treatment, this is known as adventure therapy. Adventure therapy is a unique kind of therapy and...

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Athletes vs. Addiction

Athletes vs. Addiction

Sports, we all watch at least one of them! Football, soccer, basketball, cycling, swimming, etc. all garner attention from across the globe. Sports are entertaining to watch because we can watch what an ordinary person can accomplish purely through physical strength....

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Importance of Routine in Recovery

One of the hardest things that former addicts have to deal with is the constant craving and desire to go back to their old habits. Addiction is a disease that takes hold of a person for most of their lives, even if they have gone through recovery and been sober for...

Individual Therapy vs. Group Therapy

Therapy is a treatment that helps a person in need of physical, mental, and emotional care. For someone who is uncontrollably addicted to a substance, undergoing therapy will help them restore themselves into a transformed person, a person free of addiction. Sharing...

How to Avoid Triggers During Sober October

Staying sober is perhaps one of the most challenging things that a recovering addict needs to do. Withdrawal from addiction is hard, but to live an everyday life sober is a lot harder than you think. So if you are trying to stay sober during sober October, this...

PTSD and Addiction

Having PTSD is probably one of the most traumatic and emotionally crippling mental disorders any human’s mind can undergo. PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a condition that causes intense anxiety and intense nightmares which can interfere with a...

Addiction to Video Games

In the 1970s, when the first video games entered the market, no one imagined that video games would move to computers, and become incredibly pervasive. From movies to cosplay to the scores to the dedicated creatives that bring dreams and nightmares to the brink of...

What is Dual Diagnosis?

Dual diagnosis is a peculiar situation, where two mental health problems are diagnosed at the same time for a patient. Patients who have dual diagnosis always suffer from psychological problems (psychosis) and substance addiction, such as drugs or alcohol. Dual...

Living a Fulfilling Life After Addiction

Whether you’re going through the first initial stages of recovery or trying to decide on going through it, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to live a fulfilling life after you kick an addiction. We can’t blame you for wondering that, you’ve been dependent...

The Beauty of Music Therapy

The healing power of music can never be overstated. Music has been used in a variety of healing practices. Studies have shown that athletes will exercise more effectively when listening to their favorite music. And mothers are always encouraged to play music for...

Dangers Of Kratom

Kratom is a plant that mostly germinates in Southeast Asia; it’s leaves have psychotropic and opioid-like pain-relieving effects. People who live in areas where kratom grows sometimes use it to treat pain, diarrhea, fatigue, and coughs. People living in the U.S....

Medica Insurance & Addiction Rehab

Addiction is a disease that is plaguing this world. Every year, people get addicted to substances and suffer fatal consequences because of their addictions. However, some people are able to realize the fault in their actions and seek help. For some, it’s not that...

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