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Top Naloxone Benefits for Opioid Addiction

Naloxone is an opioid addiction treatment medication that rapidly reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. One of the top naloxone benefits for opioid addiction is that it binds to opioid receptors in the brain. This action reverses or blocks the effects of other opioids that enter the central nervous system. The drug can prevent…

Prosocial Behavior

Prosocial behavior is a crucial element to successful opioid-addiction recovery, but why? Well, on July 1st of this year, a study was published by the Department of Health & Human Services confirming that recovery from opioid addiction demands prosocial behavior. Here, we’ll explain why social interaction and general prosocial behavior so crucial to the recovery…

Why Peer-Support Is Necessary In Sustaining Recovery From Opioid-Addiction

Recovery is not something that can be done alone. In fact, every major treatment-outcome study shows a clear link between peer-support & long-term addiction recovery. Opioid dependence is no exception. Yet unfortunately, over 90% of those receiving treatment for opioid-dependence are granted no access to a supportive peer group. 90% of Clinics (Methadone & Suboxone),…

Prescriptions Alone Don’t Work: The Need for Complete Medication Assisted Treatment to Effectively Treat Opioid Dependence

According to the NIH, there are “…4 important components of MAT models of care” but in Colorado, over 90% of patients only receive 1 one of them. CMAR was developed to change that, by integrating all 4 components of effective Medication-Assisted Treatment into a single program. So how and why does our groundbreaking treatment approach…

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The Current Opioid Crisis: What You Need to Know

The opioid crisis has reached new heights in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 128 people die per day as a result of overdosing on opioids. Opioid addiction treatment centers in Colorado continue to see more patients as addiction rates soar.  Opioid use disorder (OUD) includes addictions to prescription pain medication, fentanyl, heroin,…

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Opioid Epidemic Statistics

The latest opioid epidemic statistics are staggering. Although knowledge and public awareness of the dangers of opioids continue to grow, so does the epidemic. Pharmaceutical companies, medical professionals, developers, advertisers, retailers, and users continue to fuel the epidemic by producing, marketing, and consuming more opioids each day. As a result, getting treatment at an opioid…