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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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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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The Benefits of Pain Management Programs

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 10, 2022 Updated: October 3, 2022 What is pain management? This program works with those who live with chronic pain and who are susceptible to opioid pain medication addiction. Chronic pain is characterized as any physical pain in your body…

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Individual Therapy for Opioid Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 24, 2022 Updated: July 26, 2022 Opioids are a popular pain medication with a high rate of abuse and addiction due to the euphoric sensations this narcotic produces. Despite the dangers, opioids are still prescribed today for patients with chronic…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Enter a Heroin Addiction Treatment Program

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 15, 2022 Updated: July 21, 2022 Heroin addiction is a serious mental health disorder affecting millions of men and women in the U.S. annually. It is a fast-acting opioid with a high abuse and addiction rate and creates powerful withdrawal…

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5 Benefits of Opioid Addiction Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 22, 2022 Updated: May 24, 2022 There are many benefits of opioid addiction treatment for men and women who are ready to accept help with their recovery journey. Opioid addiction affects millions of men and women all across the country,…

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Step 11 in the 12-Step Process

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 29, 2022 Updated: May 31, 2022 THE TWELVE-STEP PROGRAM: STEP ELEVEN   STEP ELEVEN “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and…