16 11, 2017

18 Hard Truths About Alcoholism That Everyone Should Know

2017-10-24T05:52:57+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction|0 Comments

Alcoholism is perhaps one of the most misunderstood forms of addiction, mostly because it’s more dangerous than people think. We all associate alcoholics with incoherent speech, weakness, and confusion. But the truth is that alcohol can destroy careers and relationships, and it can ultimately lead to death. Alcohol affects the entire body, and often [...]

12 11, 2017

Halfway Houses, Sober Living and Other Types of Recovery Housing and Treatment Explained

2017-10-24T05:37:57+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Addiction Information, Recovery|0 Comments

One of the most important things you must have in your early days of recovery is a safe place to live – one that supports your decision to stay clean. If you’re new to recovery, sober living may be the way to go. What is Sober Living? Sober living is the general term given [...]

19 10, 2017

Why We Believe That Addiction Is Never a Choice, But You Can Recover!

2017-10-09T15:35:52+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Addiction Information, Recovery|0 Comments

Addiction has a long history of being treated as some sort of lack of willpower or character flaw. That anyone who had enough moral fortitude could simply conquer their dependency on these types of substances. That the only thing holding them back from sobriety was their own unwillingness to dedicate themselves to a clean [...]

12 10, 2017

Opioid Drug Withdrawal Timelines and How to Cope

2017-10-09T15:28:25+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Addiction Information, Drug Detox, Recovery|0 Comments

Opiates are one of the most addictive substances that are being abused today. They’re also one of the deadliest. In fact, opioid overdose is responsible for more than 91 deaths in the United States every single day. That’s more than the number of deaths caused by guns or cars. It’s no wonder, then, that [...]

20 09, 2017

Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics in Colorado

2017-09-29T22:05:13+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Addiction Information|0 Comments

“Colorado ranks 16th in the nation for abuse and misuse of prescription drugs. This campaign is just one part of a coordinated, statewide strategy that simultaneously restricts access to prescription drugs for illicit use, while ensuring access for those who legitimately need them. The messages and tools provided through this effort will help us [...]

13 09, 2017

The Undeniable Link Between Trauma and Addiction

2017-09-13T05:37:03+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Addiction & Relationships, Dual Diagnosis/Co-occurring Disorders|0 Comments

“For those with trauma, alcohol and other drug use can become a survival strategy. Obviously, it’s a strategy that doesn’t work in the long run…” ~ Johanna O’Flaherty, The Correlation Between Trauma and Addiction The lingering shock and stress from a traumatic event can ultimately lead to substance abuse, addiction, scientists say. Although a [...]

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