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. The information contained in these blogs are for educational purposes only.

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7 US Cities With The Worst Drug Problems

7 US Cities With The Worst Drug Problems

7 US Cities With The Worst Drug Problems - Drug use is an epidemic felt not only by one country but countries all over the world. It is a disease that needs to be treated and in the United States, the number of drug addicts is growing by the minute. Now if you are...

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Problems You Will Face in Early Recovery

Problems You Will Face in Early Recovery

Re-entering society as a sober individual is not always an easy situation. In fact, your early recovery phase is the time for readjusting your life to one that does not involve alcohol or drugs. Being able to achieve and maintain sobriety requires you to change your...

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a condition where addicts consume medications not intended for them. From taking a friend's prescription painkiller to injecting or snorting pills to get the rush, it is all a part of prescription drug abuse. Studies show that nearly 18...

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What to Know About Kratom

What to Know About Kratom

You may have heard or encountered a drug called Kratom, but have no idea what it is or what it is made of. With the many drugs available all over the country and the world, it is easy to get confused about it. In this article, we will give you an insight on what this...

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What To Know About DMT/Dimethyltryptamine

What To Know About DMT/Dimethyltryptamine

Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a naturally occurring compound in many plants and animals. Most commonly found in Amazonian plant species, the drug is often called spirit molecule due to the intense psychedelic experience it provides. The compound can be extracted from...

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Drug Use in the Americas

Drug Use in the Americas

Drug abuse and addiction is a problem that many countries are trying to resolve. According to the World Health Organization, it is estimated that 255 million people used drugs like opioids, cocaine, cannabis, and amphetamines in 2015 alone. That means that the annual...

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Outdoor Therapy in Sedona

Various health experts and outdoor-program instructors have agreed that outdoor therapy is beneficial for addiction treatment. While this therapy alone cannot be considered as a cure for addiction disorder, it can be paired with traditional treatment methods to give...

Spiritual Healing in Arizona

Even before the settlers came west, Arizona's native people turned the plants and herbs into treatments and medicines. Amidst several protruding mesas and cacti-coated hills, Arizona is one of the only places in the United States of America, that harbors the highest...

Music Therapy

If you’re feeling blue, find yourself a good tune. It might be just the thing to lift your spirits. What is Music Therapy?  "Simply put, music can heal people” ---Senator Harry Reid Although unconventional, music therapy is rapidly growing in popularity in the field...

How COVID-19 May Strain Addiction Recovery

Coronavirus started its spread in late 2019 and has now consumed almost every nation in the world. Even countries with world-class healthcare facilities are seeing the collapse of the system and are helpless in this battle against the invisible virus. Millions of...

6 Ways To Help Someone Fight Addiction

When someone suffers from addiction, they have little control over their minds and often develop negative traits they otherwise wouldn’t have. This disorder affects an individual's life so much that the patient can remain on the verge of relapsing even after several...

Vaping: What We Know So Far?

Vaping has become extremely popular in the last few years. The vaping culture began with one simple promise that it is ‘safer than cigarettes’. Seeing those three words, many people got in line to get their hands on their ‘vape’ or e-cigarettes. But a few years down...

Shifting The Stigma Around Addiction (How We Can Fight It)

Addiction not only affects an individual's physical and mental well-being, but the disorder also disrupts their social life which becomes even worse after people get to know their condition. Doesn't matter if they are in a process to get back on their feet or have...

How to Fix and Avoid – An Expert Guide to Going to Rehab

Drug Addiction Treatment: How to Fix and Avoid, An Expert Guide to Going to Rehab Drug addiction is no joke, and if you've been affected directly or indirectly then you understand the pain it can cause. The worst thing about drug or alcohol abuse addiction is that...

Rules That You Must Follow While Living In A Sober House

A sober house might be the ultimate solution for those looking to seriously quit their drinking habits for good, after returning from drug rehab. While in rehab, patients have to adhere to strict laws to prevent themselves from falling prey to their addiction needs....

Everything To Know About Cocaine

Stimulants are preferred by addicts due to their pleasing effects such as heightened energy levels, improved focus and concentration, inflated self-esteem, and euphoria. Some use it for better alertness while studying or during a job, or some use it just to experience...

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