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Consequences of Using Opioids to Control Chronic Pain

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 15, 2022 Updated: November 21, 2022 Living with chronic pain is challenging. You may believe that your pain will stay with you for the rest of your life. As a result, you may turn to opioids or opiates to control…

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5 Signs of Opioid Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 31, 2022 Updated: September 28, 2022 Opioid addiction continues to be a problem in Colorado, with a significant increase in opioid-related deaths due to fentanyl, heroin, and other opioids over the last few years. Recognizing the signs of opioid addiction…

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How Naloxone Can Save Lives During Overdose

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 19, 2021 Updated: July 6, 2021 Opioid overdose is one of the leading causes of most overdose cases in the U.S. A naloxone treatment is the best way to stop the effects of the overdose. The fast-acting naloxone treatment can…

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How Buprenorphine Is Used to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 5, 2021 Updated: March 12, 2021 Addiction is an ongoing epidemic across the world. From illegal drugs and alcohol to food and even prescription drugs, it is possible to become addicted to many things. Whether a person is using with…

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What Is Naloxone?

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 10, 2021 Updated: February 11, 2021 Naloxone is a type of injection provided in an emergency situation to stop an opioid overdose from occurring. It is powerful enough to reverse many life-threatening conditions resulting from using opiates but is never…

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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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The Current Opioid Crisis: What You Need to Know

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 10, 2020 Updated: June 29, 2020 The opioid crisis has reached new heights in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 128 people die per day as a result of overdosing on opioids. Opioid addiction treatment centers in…

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Opioid Epidemic Statistics

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 10, 2020 Updated: March 4, 2021 The latest opioid epidemic statistics are staggering. Although knowledge and public awareness of the dangers of opioids continue to grow, so does the epidemic. Pharmaceutical companies, medical professionals, developers, advertisers, retailers, and users continue…