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Top Naloxone Benefits for Opioid Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 7, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 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…

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What Is Trauma-Informed Care?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 31, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 When you go to the doctor, the focus is often on figuring out what’s wrong. While your doctor only wants to help, taking a clinical approach that seems to ignore what may be happening…

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What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 17, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) techniques are one of several types of treatment available to help with drug and alcohol addiction treatment as well as some mental health disorders. DBT allows a person to better…

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Recognizing the Signs of Heroin Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 14, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 The addictiveness of heroin makes it one of the most commonly abused drugs in the U.S. People often turn to drugs like heroin after running out of prescription opioids or as a way to…

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What Happens During the Individual Therapy Process?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 10, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 When someone seeks out therapy or counseling for addiction, there are many options to choose from. Who delivers it, how it’s accessed, and how it’s approached all differ depending on the type of therapy a…

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Effective Therapies for Alcohol Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 4, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 When a person becomes addicted to alcohol, getting help is critical to their health and well-being. While recovery is not always easy, there are many counseling programs geared toward alcohol dependence that can help. Understanding therapy…

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How Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Is Used in Addiction Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 2, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 People often think that rehab is the only solution when dealing with addiction. They might imagine using heavy drugs to detox or spending time in isolation while in recovery. But that is not how…

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The Stages of Addiction Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 26, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 Addiction recovery is not a simple process, but one that occurs over a period of time through several steps. To achieve sobriety, a person needs to recognize where they are right now, gaining an…

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What You Learn During Alcohol Addiction Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 20, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 Alcoholism can take so much from you and your future. Yet, in alcohol addiction treatment, you learn how to embrace life and heal again. If you are unsure if you need a recovery program…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2023 Updated: July 5, 2023 What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of treatment in which a therapist identifies and treats a co-occurring addiction and mental health condition. Individuals with multiple conditions require an integrated form of…

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