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.

6 Celebrity Addicts Beating the Odds

6 Celebrity Addicts Beating the Odds

Actors, musicians, and artists alike provide entertainment for people around the world. Celebrities are people we tend to admire and look up to. Movie stars, TV stars, pop stars, comedians, etc. in the entertainment industry are examples of just how big someone can...

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The History Of Jenkem

The History Of Jenkem

Jenkem is a hallucinating drug that came into existence in the mid-1990s. It's one of the most bizarre hard drug creation methods and most people in their wildest imaginations would never have thought such a thing exists. However, it does exist, and we'll be...

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Treating Ketamine Addiction

Treating Ketamine Addiction

Ketamine is a rapid dissociative anesthetic. It's said to be the chemical cousin to PCP (Phencyclidine). This drug was developed in 1962 and used in surgery. People need to be careful with the use of the drug because it is a very addictive substance. It’s now...

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What is Ibogaine?

What is Ibogaine?

Ibogaine is a naturally occurring psychoactive substance found in plants belonging to the Apocynaceae family. This plants may include Taberanthe Iboga, Vocanga Africana and Tabernaemontana Undulate. However, the highest concentration of Ibogaine is usually found in...

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Leaving Rehab Early Can Be Your Biggest Mistake

Leaving Rehab Early Can Be Your Biggest Mistake

Rehabilitation is critical for the long-term recovery of an individual with drug addiction. Without proper rehabilitation, individuals addicted to drugs or alcohol have a very high risk of relapse. This is why leaving rehab early can, and most likely will be...

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Different Types of Addiction

Different Types of Addiction

When people think of addiction, their mind automatically goes to something like drugs or alcohol. Statistics show that over 21 million Americans suffer from at least one addiction. It’s becoming a greater issue with each year passing. However, what people don’t...

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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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