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When to Seek Individual Therapy for Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 25, 2021 Updated: August 25, 2021 One of the main reasons people do not seek out addiction treatment is because they think they have everything under control. It is only after an accident or significant loss that they realize they…

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How Trauma Influences Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 30, 2021 Updated: July 6, 2021 Trauma can have a profound impact on mental health even if the symptoms are not apparent for years. Trauma and addiction are often related. However, many addiction treatment programs don’t take past trauma into…

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How to Plan for Long-Term Addiction Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 15, 2021 Updated: June 8, 2021 Addiction is a chronic disease that cannot be cured by simply quitting cold turkey. Those who are struggling with severe addiction might spend anywhere from six to 12 months in an addiction treatment program.…

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What to Expect in Dual Diagnosis Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 5, 2021 Updated: June 8, 2021 When you are depressed, you want to feel better. And a number of people turn to opioids or alcohol for relief. These substances make them feel better temporarily, and they may begin to associate…

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The Importance of Group Therapy in Opioid Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 1, 2020 Updated: July 13, 2021 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…