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Making Realistic Addiction Recovery Goals in 2022

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT read more Published: January 13, 2022 Updated: January 4, 2022 Many people will ring in the New Year by celebrating with friends and family, drinking and partying the night away. For those struggling…

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Recognizing World Mental Health Day in October

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 10, 2021 Updated: September 30, 2021 Each year on October 10th, World Mental Health Day is celebrated to bring awareness to mental health illness’s debilitating effect on many people worldwide. Mental health issues affect men, women, and children around the…

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What Kinds of Therapy Are Good for Addiction?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 19, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Addiction affects each person differently as it is both a mental health issue and a social one. Peer pressure pushes many of us to smoke or drink well before the legal age, and our…

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September Is National Recovery Month

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 1, 2021 Updated: August 25, 2021 National Recovery Month happens every September to help raise awareness of mental health and substance use disorders that millions of people face every year. The stigma of mental health and addiction has led many…

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How to Help a Loved One Seek Dual Diagnosis Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 16, 2021 Updated: August 3, 2021 Treating substance use disorder does not involve a one-size-fits-all approach. The same kind of treatment will not work for everyone. The underlying issues that can lead to substance abuse are hidden deep within us.…

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CBT Program in Colorado

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 2021 Updated: June 8, 2021 Many people who struggle with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues like depression or anxiety can benefit from a cognitive-behavioral therapy program (CBT). This type of therapy has helped many get back to living…

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Pandemic Blues: How to Deal With Lingering Depression Amid COVID-19

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 20, 2021 Updated: June 8, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in some form or another. Many people began working at home instead of spending time in an office. Birthday parties and other celebrations went virtual. No matter how…

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What to Expect in Dual Diagnosis Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 5, 2021 Updated: June 8, 2021 When you are depressed, you want to feel better. And a number of people turn to opioids or alcohol for relief. These substances make them feel better temporarily, and they may begin to associate…

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Intensive Outpatient Treatment in Colorado

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 20, 2021 Updated: May 3, 2021 An intensive outpatient treatment program offers comprehensive services to patients throughout the program. Some people may need details about the difference between outpatient and intensive outpatient programs. It can be helpful to know more…

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The Impact of Mental Health In Addiction Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 19, 2021 Updated: February 11, 2021 Many people with substance use disorders also struggle with mental health disorders. Treating both during addiction treatment is critical to ensuring long-term addiction recovery. This is done through dual diagnosis treatment, a specialized program…