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…

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…

Is Rehab Covered By Insurance

Does Insurance Cover Rehab? A common question that people have about addiction treatment is, “Does insurance cover rehab?” After all, not everyone can afford the expense of rehab without some form of financial help. In order to fully understand the answer, you have to understand government regulations. Thanks to government regulations, insurance companies have to…

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…

What Type of Drug is Heroin

Heroin is causing thousands of overdoses each year in the United States, and sometimes there are hundreds in a single day. Just about every state in the country has seen the devastation that this drug causes. But help is available. Through heroin addiction treatment and our group therapy in Jacksonville Florida those struggling with the disease…