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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Why Addiction to Porn is Dangerous

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...

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Great Spots in Arizona for Outdoor Therapy

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...

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Fighting Seasonal Depression

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...

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Animal Assistance in Addiction Recovery

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...

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Why Do Veterans Turn to Substance Abuse?

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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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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Valley Expert Explains Possibilities For Jump In Women’s Overdose Deaths – SRC in the Media

Substance abuse disorder is a disease that has its reach globally and spreads irrespective of caste, color, and nationality. Although men have more risk of facing substance abuse disorder, women also face addiction disorder, the consequences of which are more than...

Suicides, Overdoses Are Up Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, According To Health Experts: SRC in the Media

The coronavirus pandemic shook the entire world and has resulted in many casualties around the world. However, apart from the number of infected people and the fatalities caused due to the virus, there is yet another disturbing trend originating from the ongoing...

Teen Drug Deals Through Apps The Rise Amid Pandemic: SRC Featured on Channel 3 News & Channel 5 News

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world to a level where social distancing has become the need of the hour. Many countries that faced the wrath of this pandemic imposed total lockdown advising the residents to stay inside their homes. Although this approach...

Another Group That Covid-19 Has Impacted: People With Addiction Trying To Get Or Stay Sober – SRC Featured on AZCentral

A majority of people have found it difficult to live without social events and closed stores. However, there is one particular group of people who have been affected more by the coronavirus pandemic. These are the people struggling with addiction. With many social...

Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, The Opioid Epidemic Rages On: Here Are Resources To Get Help

The coronavirus pandemic started in November 2019 and still continues to affect the entire world. While many countries are observing a decrease in daily cases, the problem is not completely over yet. In Arizona, officials spread the message throughout the pandemic to...

Celebrities Who Fell Prey To Drugs in 2020

The lives of celebrities seems like a breezy walk in the park. You are popular, everybody likes you, you have an ample amount of money and a life most people yearn for. While all of it seems like one amazing combination, there always are a certain set of hurdles that...

Addiction, Rehab, and Treatment in a Post Prop 207 Arizona

If there's anything more in controversial in the news besides this year's US presidential elections, then it has to be Proposition 207. In Arizona, this has become a hot topic in this year's ballot. With so many people in support of the act, other people were also...

Impact of Oregon Measure 110 on Addiction and Recovery Treatment

Even as the nation experiences one of its biggest drug crises and the states struggle to reduce the treatment gap, Oregon has taken a landmark measure and become the first U.S. state to decriminalize hard drugs. About 58.5% of voters voted in favor of...

Zappos Founder Tony Hsieh: Importance of Treatment Before It’s Late

Tony Hsieh was a widely admired entrepreneur with a goal of “delivering happiness”. Tony was an early investor and CEO of Zappos.com. He was not the co-founder of the company, but an investor. Zappos began in 1999 as Shoesite.com. Tony invested in the company and...

Addiction Stats: Alcohol Addiction Rates Increase As the Economy Goes Down

The use of alcohol is expensive as it costs the United States $185 billion in annual expenses. Even then, historically, economic recessions have favored alcohol more than any other intoxicant. When the economy goes down, consumption of alcohol increases notably while...

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