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Recognizing World Mental Health Day in October

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 10, 2021 Updated: September 30, 2021 Each year on October 10th, World Mental Health Day is celebrated to bring awareness to mental health illness’s debilitating effect on many people worldwide. Mental health issues affect men, women, and children around the…

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How to Help a Loved One Seek Dual Diagnosis Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 16, 2021 Updated: August 3, 2021 Treating substance use disorder does not involve a one-size-fits-all approach. The same kind of treatment will not work for everyone. The underlying issues that can lead to substance abuse are hidden deep within us.…

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How Community Activities Can Boost Recovery

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 6, 2021 Updated: July 13, 2021 For those in recovery from addiction, finding new healthy hobbies should be a priority. Addiction can cause physical and mental health issues that different activities can help participants recover from. Additionally, addiction can be…

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Signs You Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 10, 2020 Updated: March 3, 2021 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…

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 30, 2020 Updated: July 8, 2021 What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of treatment in which a therapist identifies and treats a co-occurring addiction and mental disorder. Individuals with multiple disorders require an integrated form of care…