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 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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Is Video Game Addiction Real?

Is Video Game Addiction Real?

Who doesn’t love video games? You can be any character you want, play with other people all over the world, enjoy the upgrades and customize gears, and most especially, the feeling of being able to accomplish a task or quest is something exhilarating. For many people,...

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Bike Riding Helps in Addiction Rehab and Recovery

Bike Riding Helps in Addiction Rehab and Recovery

Riding bikes has proven to be one of the most effective ways of recovering from addiction and alcoholism in addition to holistic lifestyle change, medications, behavioral therapies, and social interaction. Going through the entire process of recovery requires a lot...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

“Be Kind to Your Mind”, that’s the mantra that we live by and one that we are preaching, even more, this month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it is a month dedicated to smashing the stigma that surrounds mental health in an effort to help those who have...

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Factors That Can Increase Risk of Addiction

Addiction is very common in individuals. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 19.7 million individuals over the age of 12 suffered from substance abuse in 2017. In this article, we will discuss some of the risk factors for addiction that...

How to Protect Patient Information

With the rising incidents of data breaches in today’s digital age, data now has now become an important point of concern in every industry and the healthcare sector is no exception. Within the healthcare industry, data is collected not just to identify, diagnose, and...

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...

Benefits of Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy (RLT) also referred to as Photobiomodulation (PBM) is the process of using certain wavelengths of light to repair, restore, and treat skin issues. The therapy is focused primarily on injured, degenerating, or tissues that are on the brink of dying....

Long Term Effects Of Taking High Dose Of Suboxone

Suboxone contains buprenorphine and naloxone, both used widely in the treatment of opioid addiction. Naloxone is used for treating opioid addiction, and Buprenorphine is used to treat withdrawal symptoms once the opioid usage is reduced or stopped. Naloxone is also...

How To Stay Sober During The Pandemic

One of the most prominent parts of addiction treatment is group interactions with fellow individuals in recovery. It also includes a one-on-one treatment method where the therapist conducts individual sessions to improve a patient's mental health. However, all of this...

Other Kinds of Addictions

What is the first thing that pops up in your mind the moment you hear addiction? Alcohol and drugs. While they sure are the best candidates to win the addiction suffix, there are more activities and behaviors which are deemed addictive. The main focus of addiction has...

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...

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