The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices?
The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices?

The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices? The opioid epidemic is at an all-time high, as rates of opioid abuse continue to rise in…

Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose
Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose

Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office cited the death of rock musician Prince in 2016 as an “accidental overdose of self-administered fentanyl.” While tragic, his…

The Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People
The Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People

The Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People The stigma of addiction is interfering with the treatment of addiction and keeping many people suffering with addiction from getting the…

What to do After Naloxone is Administered
What to do After Naloxone is Administered

What to do After Naloxone is Administered The opioid epidemic has swept across America and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse,…

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses
10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses No one is immune to a drug overdose. Just like ordinary Americans, celebrities have been struck by drug overdoses as well. There have been many celebrity…

CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ
CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ

CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, recently publicized a disturbing trend in U.S.…

The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction - Dual Diagnosis Arizona
The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction - Dual Diagnosis Arizona

The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction & Why Dual Diagnosis Arizona is the Best Choice Experts have put a significant amount of research into addiction, which has led to great…

The Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)
The Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)

The Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS) For patients receiving medically assisted opioid treatment, assessing the withdrawal levels is critical. Developed in the 1930’s, the clinical opiate withdrawal scale has been…

What Happens During Outpatient Addiction Treatment Arizona
What Happens During Outpatient Addiction Treatment Arizona

What to Expect During Outpatient Treatment for Addiction If you are struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol and have decided to seek help from a treatment center in…