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Signs You Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment

If you are struggling with addiction and dealing with a mental disorder at the same time, you have co-occurring disorders. Both conditions can have distinct symptoms, making it almost impossible for you to function each day. A dual diagnosis treatment program can help you address your mental health disorder and your addiction simultaneously so that you…

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6 Benefits Of An Outpatient Treatment Program

Outpatient treatment programs are an excellent alternative to residential treatment. Also, outpatient therapy can help you return home after inpatient treatment. Therefore, it’s worth considering an outpatient treatment program. To learn more, reach out to Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery today at 833.448.0127. Outpatient Treatment Program Benefits There are several benefits to outpatient treatment programs, such…

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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…

Early Intervention

Research tells us that the most effective timing for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) & those at risk for developing one is early intervention. Intervening before the condition progresses can literally save someone’s life, & yet it’s so rarely highlighted as an important tool in the arsenal of addiction treatment. Why is Early Intervention Such…

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…

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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…