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.

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

What is the 12-Step Program?

What is the 12-Step Program?

Addiction disorder affects millions of lives across the globe, and numerous people are undergoing treatment to cure their substance abuse disorder. What makes this health condition even worse is the fact that it has been stigmatized for a long time now, and not many...

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History of the Opioid Epidemic

History of the Opioid Epidemic

Addiction is known to affect a large population worldwide. Though there are various causes of addiction, abusing prescribed medications has become a global issue. Many patients who consume prescribed medications such as opioids continue to use them even after the...

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What Research Tells Us About Addiction

What Research Tells Us About Addiction

Addiction as we know is a brain disease that develops an unending urge to use drugs or alcohol. It has emerged to become one of the most common health conditions in the present time. Many people including teenagers are being affected by this disease worldwide. Easy...

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How to Support Someone In Rehab

How to Support Someone In Rehab

Addiction can be devastating and change the dynamics of the life of a person. To successfully battle it, major lifestyle changes are needed as well as a lot of support, in and out of rehab, for complete recovery. For many people, there is a pervasive belief that if...

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Kanye West and Mental Health

Kanye West and Mental Health

If there was someone who captured the headlines and made it to the controversy list throughout July, it has to be Kanye West. He announced his presidential candidacy for the 2020 elections and even went on to conduct his first Presidential rally in South Carolina....

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Dealing with Denials in Medical Billing

Dealing with Denials in Medical Billing

The increasing number of medical coverage plans offered by health insurance companies has complicated the process of medical billing. The complexities of the process can give rise to medical billing errors that can lead to claim denials. Medical billing denials occur...

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Protecting Patient Information

Protecting Patient Information

With the expansion of technology and everything heading digital, data security has now become prominent than ever. Today, nearly every industry deals with crucial data that is stored digitally. In such cases, the security of data becomes of major concern for every...

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Addiction in Teens

Addiction in Teens

Nearly 50% of teens use an illegal drug in high school while it’s 43% in college students. Half of them belong to the age group of 12 to 17 and that’s quite an alarming figure. Since almost 30% of all drug use happens on school property, it’s important to know just...

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COVID-19 Impact on Addiction Epidemic

The coronavirus pandemic has affected every country around the globe and continues to become worse in many nations. Until and unless there is no cure for COVID-19, the cases will continue to rise. However, the soaring number of infected people and those dying has...

Celebrating National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month 2020

Every year, thousands of people across the globe develop a substance abuse disorder and suffer from the physical and psychological effects of being addicted to a harmful substance. If statistics are to be believed, approximately 4 million people in the United States...

How Hobbies Can Help Fight Addiction

Many people who have suffered from addiction or have seen anyone around suffering from this disease know how bad it can be. What starts as a fun activity to drink and consume drugs to feel the euphoric effects, end up being a disorder that has the potential to even...

Scottsdale Recovery Center Makes Newsweek’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers List

Scottsdale Recovery Center (SRC) was recently featured in Newsweek’s 2020 iteration of the Best Addiction Treatment Centers list. The list was made in partnership with Statista Inc., a research firm. This is the first time Scottsdale Recovery Center has made the list...

Why Addiction to Porn is Dangerous

If you think substance abuse disorder is the only addiction that has baffled the minds of researchers around the globe, there is yet another type of addiction that is keeping them busy. Porn addiction, which is a subset of sex addiction, is growing to become a topic...

Great Spots in Arizona for Outdoor Therapy

Substance abuse disorder is a complex disease that requires immediate and focused medical attention. Due to the complexity of this disorder, treatment is often carried out using a series of methods including medications and various therapies like outdoor therapy. It...

Fighting Seasonal Depression

Depression is a mental health issue that engulfs an individual and stays for long. It usually sources from tragic events such as losing a loved one, being jobless, financial crisis, or any other reason that puts stress on one's mind. However, is it possible that this...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Addiction Recovery

Seeking correct and directed treatment for addiction is often the most crucial part of the recovery process. Once you have decided to live on a sober life path, the first step is to choose a suitable treatment plan that offers a countermeasure for the symptoms you may...

Animal Assistance in Addiction Recovery

Addiction treatment is a long battle and requires an unending zeal and a will to live a healthy and sober life. The treatment process for alcohol and drug addiction usually starts with medications and is solely focused on identifying and treating the source of...

Why Do Veterans Turn to Substance Abuse?

People who use illicit substances and turn to drug abuse have their reasons to do so. However, the primary reason to turn to substance abuse is often just for fun, or to curb the symptoms and ill-effects of an underlying mental health condition. The former is often...

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