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.

Substance Abuse in Rural vs. Urban Areas

Substance Abuse in Rural vs. Urban Areas

Substance abuse is an issue that can affect anyone despite the boundaries of countries, ethnicity, gender, caste, religion, etc. If there is one thing that fuels substance abuse, it is the mind. A stressful, tensed, and depressed mind can be anywhere in the world, but...

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Tips for Fighting Addiction

Tips for Fighting Addiction

Overcoming addiction is a hard battle. Not only does it affect the addict, but also the people who love and support them. Struggling with triggers and cravings are all part of fighting addiction, but with a little help from people who care for you, overcoming your...

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Is Marijuana Addiction Real?

Is Marijuana Addiction Real?

Marijuana has been a very hot topic in the last few decades. Since the 60s and the rock n’ roll, free-spirited attitude it brought about, people have been fighting for the legalization of cannabis. It wasn’t until 1996 that marijuana was first legalized for medicinal...

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Preparing for Your First Therapy Session

Preparing for Your First Therapy Session

Seeing a therapist for the first time can provoke anxiety for many people, so if you are one of them, don’t worry. You are not alone in this boat. The feeling of seeing a stranger who will have access to your thoughts, personal information and other problems can be...

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Tips for Dating in Recovery

Tips for Dating in Recovery

The thought of dating can be an exciting idea, but if you are in recovery, this could be fun or terrifying. However, since meeting someone or liking someone is something you cannot avoid, it is best to realize that just because you are in recovery, it doesn’t mean...

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Addictive Nature of Juuling & Vaping

Addictive Nature of Juuling & Vaping

We all are aware of the consequences of smoking one cigarette, let alone many. It degrades the very function of the lungs and increases the chances of developing cancer. Despite these side effects, people around the world are addicted to these death tubes filled with...

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What Does CBD Mean for The Health/Wellness Industry

What Does CBD Mean for The Health/Wellness Industry

One single plant has got too many names like the God Plant, CBD, Cannabis, Marijuana, Hemp, and whatnot. Why is CBD always trending in the search engine indexes of the countries where it’s legal to take CBD in recreational or medicinal form? This article debunks CBD...

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The Science Behind Addiction

The Science Behind Addiction

Growing up, we’re taught to discern right from wrong. We’re given a loose guideline from our parents or guardians as to what she be labeled ‘right’ and what should be labeled ‘wrong’. One thing we’re taught growing up is that abusing substances, like alcohol or drugs,...

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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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