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Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment
Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment Addiction treatment does not always come in the form of an inpatient rehabilitation center. In some cases, intensive outpatient addiction counseling can provide the…

Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona
Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona

Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona Did you know that the number of opioid prescriptions written in the United States in 2017 would be enough to medicate every person in America for…

Treating Addiction and Depression
Treating Addiction and Depression

Dual Diagnosis: Treating Addiction and Depression Addiction is a growing threat that destroys lives and causes a range of problems nobody can ignore. If we want to address the issue…

Millennials and the Opioid Crisis
Millennials and the Opioid Crisis

How the Opioid Crisis Is Devastating Millennials Opioid use has been steadily on the rise since the explosion of prescription drug prescriptions in the 1990s. Within 20 years, the drug…

What To Do When Your Person is Addicted
What To Do When Your Person is Addicted

What To Do When “Your Person” is Addicted Having a friend or family member struggle with addiction is never easy, but it’s especially difficult when the affected person is very…

Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic
Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic

Switzerland’s Approach to Their Heroin Problem As a dangerous problem that has taken many lives, the heroin epidemic continues to spiral out of control in the United States. Headlines of…

Can Opioids Cause Pain?
Can Opioids Cause Pain?

Can Opioids Make Pain Worse? Most people know that opioids are powerful and addictive painkillers that doctors use to treat severe pain after an injury or surgery. Those suffering from…

Pros and Cons of Recreational Marijuana in Arizona
Pros and Cons of Recreational Marijuana in Arizona

Pros & Cons of Recreational Marijuana Marijuana has been decriminalized in one form or another in the District of Columbia and 30 states. Most of these states allow for the…

Is Addiction a Bad Habit?
Is Addiction a Bad Habit?

Is Addiction Really a Bad Habit? There is a constant, heavy debate regarding whether addiction is a disease or a habit. An editorial posted by The New York Times recently…

Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery
Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Importance of Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery Addiction is an isolating and alienating experience. When a person is addicted, his or her priorities change. Getting the next fix…