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Treatment for PTSD and Substance Use

Teens are under more stress than ever before. The sheer weight of this pressure has also led to an increase in substance use and mental health disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health disorder that occurs when a person has difficulty processing an emotionally disturbing…

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How Naloxone Can Save Lives During Overdose

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 be administered through injection or nasal spray (NARCAN®) when medical assistance isn’t around. At Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery, we are available…

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Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Heroin is an increasingly popular opioid. Commonly injected or smoked, heroin produces a euphoric high and reduces pain. Originally derived from the opium poppy, heroin is popular among those with opioid dependency from prescription opioids like Vicodin or OxyContin. Unfortunately, heroin can be difficult to quit using without medical and psychiatric support. Today, there are…

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a doctor discusses if you can die from heroin withdrawal

Can You Die From Heroin Withdrawal?

People from all walks of life struggle with heroin addiction. Like other opioid drugs, heroin is highly addictive and can be hard to quit cold turkey. The physical and psychological effects of heroin can be overwhelming. In fact, some people wonder, “Can you die from heroin withdrawal?” Without support from a reputable detox facility, heroin…

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Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health

A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. Our experienced master’s level substance abuse and mental health clinicians can help you tackle both…

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3 Effects of Heroin Abuse

Heroin is among the most addictive drugs available. Most people abuse heroin for the euphoric effects it produces once it reaches the brain. Heroin abusers either smoke, snort, or inject the substance into their blood veins. Heroin abuse alters your brain’s chemistry, causing psychological dependence, health problems, relationship problems, and even suicidal thoughts. If you…

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What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

What is the medication-assisted treatment? The answer is fairly simple. This term refers to the use of medication to treat drug or alcohol addiction. When combined with a treatment program that includes detox, rehab, and aftercare, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is effective in sustaining long-term recovery from substance abuse.  An addiction treatment center in Colorado offers a wide…

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