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What Makes Our Colorado Treatment Center Different

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 be well suited for you. However, another may be a poor fit for your situation. Since you need a rehab center…

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How Do You Find A Good Addiction Treatment Program

Finding a good addiction treatment program for you or your loved one can be an overwhelming process. Due to the time, money, and energy an individual and or a family channel toward substance use disorder treatment, it’s crucial to find the right treatment. With so many addiction treatment programs and rehab to choose from, it…

Structured Therapy

Research clearly shows that structure is a necessary aspect of any successful recovery process, particularly that of opioid addiction. Residential treatment provides structure by implementing fully regimented schedules for each patient. In a 12 step program, the steps and meetings are clearly outlined and structured. Yet in typical opioid treatment programs, accessed by around 90%…

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Where to Find Medication Assisted Treatment in Colorado

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a form of therapy that combines addiction recovery techniques and medication to reduce the unpleasant opioid withdrawal symptoms. MAT enables you to learn how to function normally without taking drugs. At the Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery (CMAR), our opioid addiction treatment program complements various medications with talk therapy for the best…

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Top 4 Benefits to a Suboxone Rehab Program

Suboxone is a form of medication-assisted treatment used to curb the addiction and withdrawal symptoms of opioids. Therapists use suboxone treatment programs alongside other therapeutic methods to facilitate quick recovery. Despite its medical value, the drug’s soothing effects make it highly addictive and prone to abuse. At the Colorado Medication-Assisted Recovery (CMAR), we recommend checking…

Why It’s Necessary to Address “Co-Occurring Disorders” in Addiction Treatment

According to SAMHSA, The definition of a co-occurring disorder is the “coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder.” Co-occurring disorders are widespread among the addicted population, with as many as 95% of addicts suffering from both addiction and mental health disorders. These statistics apply to opioid-addicted as well. At Colorado…

Why CMAR Integrates Structured Therapy

Over the last few years, opioid treatment providers, and programs of all sorts have begun offering increased services. Some offer case management, some offer individual therapy programs, and some even offer peer-support groups. Yet no program in Colorado, until Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery, had ever integrated the services; they’ve always been “ancillary offerings.” Our Addiction…

The Importance of Group Therapy in Opioid Treatment

A group therapy program is one of the most important factors in any successful opioid addiction recovery program. Unlike an individual therapy program, group counseling in MAT and other opioid-recovery programs reduces feelings of isolation. It also generates feedback from peers, improving self-reflection, provides peer accountability, and enhances social skills training. At Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery,…