Structured Therapy

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 18, 2020 Updated: March 3, 2021 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…

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Where to Find Medication Assisted Treatment in Colorado

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 15, 2020 Updated: September 30, 2021 Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines behavioral therapy and FDA-approved medication to reduce the unpleasant withdrawal symptoms that come from alcohol, meth, and opioid withdrawal. Medication-assisted treatment programs enable you to focus on your recovery while…

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

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2020 Updated: March 4, 2021 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…

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

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 6, 2020 Updated: March 3, 2021 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%…

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Where to Find an Opioid Recovery Center in Boulder

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 5, 2020 Updated: March 16, 2021 Tens of millions of people in the US abuse opioids every year, with a few million developing tolerance and dependence on the drugs. Few of those who develop an addiction go to rehab, but…

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Why CMAR Integrates Structured Therapy

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 3, 2020 Updated: March 4, 2021 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…

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Why Supporting Families Leads to Better Outcomes for Opiate-Addiction Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 26, 2020 Updated: March 3, 2021 Families aren’t just groups of people who live together, they are ecosystems. Our personal development is completely effected by, and often hinges on, the support, love, laughter, neglect, loss & abuse we experience at…

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

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 25, 2020 Updated: May 17, 2021 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…

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The End of Cookie Cutters: Truly Individualized Opioid Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 12, 2020 Updated: March 3, 2021 At CMAR, Colorado’s first recovery-oriented and clinically driven opioid recovery program, we work with our patients to identify the most appropriate course for them, while still ensuring that they receive all of the clinical…

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