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When Does OxyContin Use Turn Into Abuse?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 When a doctor prescribes pain medication, they prescribe an appropriate amount that will reduce pain and allow you to get through your day. OxyContin abuse begins when patients begin taking more than their prescribed…

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Finding a Reliable MAT Program in Thornton, Colorado

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 25, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 Addiction is a serious disease that affects millions of Americans every year. The withdrawal symptoms that addiction creates can cause serious pain and lead to relapsing with a higher risk of overdosing. Medication-assisted therapy…

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Physical Effects of Opioid Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 20, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 The effects of opioid addiction on your body can be devastating with long-term abuse. Today, many people still shy away from seeking help with opioid addiction and suffer worsening conditions like chronic constipation and…

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3 Signs You Need a Heroin Rehab Center

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 10, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 Heroin addiction is one of the hardest substances to stop abusing. Withdrawal symptoms can begin as early as a few hours and last until you take more after a few uses. Without enrolling in…

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Relapse During Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA read more Published: November 8, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 Relapse is a really difficult topic for people in drug addiction recovery. Since the 1930’s, recovery has been considered a black and white thing. It…

Why The Staff You Never Meet Are So Critical To Your Rehab Experience

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA read more Published: November 5, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 When looking into addiction treatment centers, people frequently wonder what does and does not contribute to a quality addiction rehab experience. Anyone who has called…

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Tips for Saying No to Alcohol on Thanksgiving

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 5, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 The holiday season is when most people who struggle with alcohol addiction will relapse as peer and society pressure to drink is very heavy this time of year. To help you with your cravings…

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Pro-Social Behavior: What it means, why it matters, and how to do it?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA read more Medically Reviewed By Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT read more Published: November 1, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021  Addiction is a disease of isolation. One of its key features…