Category: Addiction & Recovery

What to Do and What to Avoid During Addiction Treatment

October 19, 2018

The addiction recovery process is full of misconceptions. These misconceptions often lead drug addicts to develop a certain outlook on whether drug rehab treatment would even be effective for them. Education is the first step toward debunking myths, and people need to realize that every treatment plans is tailored to the individual needs and conditions […]

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4 Ways to Support a Loved One during Opioid Recovery

October 18, 2018

The opioid epidemic continues to sweep the nation, and it is as present as ever here in Arizona. During this past year, there have been over 1,500 deaths and nearly 10,000 overdoses related to opioid usage in the state. Drug addiction is a very serious problem and when people choose to get help, it’s very […]

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Choosing Between In-Network Rehab and Out-of-Network Rehab

October 16, 2018

If you’re struggling with addiction and are seeking treatment, you are making the right first step by looking into insurance coverage for rehab. The road to recovery begins with acknowledging the problem and working towards improving your health. Scottsdale rehab centers are a crucial resource to those suffering from addiction, guiding you through the process […]

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How to Combat Your Fear of Detox

October 15, 2018

Addiction is unpredictable. Two people could use the same amount of the exact same substance and experience extremely different results. A person will never know the degree of their addiction until they are in the thick of it. Most times, once this realization has occurred, the addict is unable to do to anything about their […]

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Becoming Addicted to Drugs After Surgery: How it Happens and How to Help

October 13, 2018

The opioid epidemic is a real and serious thing happening in America today. Studies show that about 80% of people who are heroin users first misused prescription opioids, and that more than 115 individuals across the country die every single day from an opioid overdose. One of the reasons behind the origin of the opioid […]

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The Role of Substance Abuse in Suicide

October 8, 2018

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and it does not come as a surprise that drug and alcohol abuse is one of the major factors contributing to it. Although a number of factors contribute to the path leading towards a suicide, it has been observed that individuals who engage […]

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Athletes and Addiction

October 6, 2018

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes that substance abuse is turning into an epidemic. The number of deaths due to overdose is one of the leading causes of accidental deaths. In fact, the number of deaths that occurred due to heroin overdose has tripled since 2010. These statistics are shocking and alarming […]

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Synthetic Drugs and Their Effects

October 5, 2018

The rate of synthetic drug consumption is steadily rising all over the world, especially in the United States where their popularity is increasing at an alarming rate. This is because most people assume that these types of drugs are naturally grown and are perfectly safe for consumption. Unfortunately, the reality begs to differ. Do you […]

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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

October 1, 2018

Do you love starting your day off with a steaming hot cup of coffee? Well, we all do! There is a reason behind why you may feel irritable and groggy when you miss out on your morning cup. It is because your coffee contains high levels of caffeine, which is now being identified as a […]

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