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Treating Pain in Patients with Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 30, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 Treating pain and addiction requires a multi-pronged approach using medication and various types of behavioral and holistic therapy. Each person feels and reacts to pain differently. For people suffering from chronic pain, taking opioid…

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3 Signs Your Loved One Is Addicted to Heroin

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 25, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 Knowing what heroin addiction signs to look for is important to know if you suspect a friend or family member is abusing this dangerous and illegal substance. Heroin can cause a serious addiction that…

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What Makes Our Colorado Treatment Center Different

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 21, 2022 Updated: November 21, 2022 Just like every person has a different set of challenges with addiction, every addiction center has unique treatment programs. Depending on the kind of substance addiction you are struggling with, one addiction center may…

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What Are the 6 Trauma-Informed Care Principles?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 20, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 A traumatic event can cause overwhelming emotions that can be difficult to process alone. It can lead to PTSD, depression, substance abuse, and other problems that can significantly reduce a person’s quality of life.…

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Consequences of Using Opioids to Control Chronic Pain

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 15, 2022 Updated: November 21, 2022 Living with chronic pain is challenging. You may believe that your pain will stay with you for the rest of your life. As a result, you may turn to opioids or opiates to control…

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Finding the Best Treatment for Depression

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 15, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 Colorado is slightly above the national average for the number of adults who are experiencing depression. To treat the symptoms of depression and any corresponding addiction, men and women can find support through several…

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What Is Individual Therapy

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 10, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 If you are asking what individual therapy is, you or someone in your life is struggling with addiction, depression, or other disorders and needs help getting over their symptoms. Individual therapy is a form…

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3 Group Therapy Activities You Should Know About

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 5, 2022 Updated: October 25, 2022 Treating addiction, depression, and other mental health disorders require a unique approach to dealing with the wide-ranging symptoms and causes of most mental health disorders. Activities in a group therapy program allow individuals to…

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5 Signs of Opioid Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 31, 2022 Updated: September 28, 2022 Opioid addiction continues to be a problem in Colorado, with a significant increase in opioid-related deaths due to fentanyl, heroin, and other opioids over the last few years. Recognizing the signs of opioid addiction…

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3 Signs of Opiate Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 25, 2022 Updated: September 28, 2022 Opiates are a type of natural pain medication derived from the poppy plant, Papaver somniferum. Opiates include natural opioids such as morphine, heroin, and codeine. These substances have a high rate of abuse and…