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.

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The Benefits of Adventure Therapy

People face various problems all the time. As the problems differ, so do the solutions. However, there is a type of treatment that is unique among all other forms of treatment, this is known as adventure therapy. Adventure therapy is a unique kind of therapy and...

Athletes vs. Addiction

Sports, we all watch at least one of them! Football, soccer, basketball, cycling, swimming, etc. all garner attention from across the globe. Sports are entertaining to watch because we can watch what an ordinary person can accomplish purely through physical strength....

What Causes Addiction?

Addiction is a health condition that makes a person unable to stop the use of a substance or engagement in a particular behavior. The causes can vary by individual, but the desire is the body craving a behavior or substance, especially if it brings about an obsessive...

Sara Combs, SRC’s Director of Nursing on KTKV-PHX

Sarah: And people don’t tell their families and they don’t share it with their families so people are embarrassed to talk about it.  Achor #1: Well, Arizona tonight has some extra money from the FEDS to fight a problem that often stays hidden. We’re talking...

What is the Opioid Epidemic?

The death rates from the intake of opioids are increasing at alarming rates. Research has shown that about 140 deaths occur daily in the US related to drug overdose; of this approximate 140, about 91 are due to misuse of opioids. Excessive intake has caused more...

12-Step Programs: Everything You Need to Know

History of the 12-Step Program The 12-Steps were originally created by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous so as to establish guidelines for the best way to overcome alcohol addiction. The program gained enough success and popularity in its early years and the steps...

Link Between Substance Abuse and HIV

Substance abuse is the poisonous use of psychoactive substances, which includes hard drugs and alcohol. The use of psychoactive substances can result in a dependence syndrome. This syndrome is a cluster of cognitive, psychological and behavioral phenomena that...

The Problem With Marijuana Legalization

Legislation has fought for years over the legalization of marijuana, but in the last decade, more groups have fought hard for the drug to be legalized. There has been a massive switch in public opinion on the drug, with over 60% of Americans supporting the...

6 Benefits Sobriety Can Give You in Life

Many individuals think of sobriety with only consideration to its dictionary meaning, "the act of not drinking”. This dictionary definition, although enough for people who are not in recovery, is nowhere near enough to span the actual scope and depth of the word...

International Overdose Awareness Day 2019

There’s no denying the fact that this country is facing an epidemic when it comes to substance abuse. In the last few decades, opioids have become a growing issue for people in the U.S. In 2017 alone, we lost 70,237 individuals to drug overdose. Almost ⅔ of these...

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