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If you or a loved one is suffering from addiction, our library of blogs cover a wide range of topics highlighting the latest news, treatments, trends and issues surrounding drug and alcohol addictions. With several categories to browse, you’ll be able to explore posts that speak to you and your specific situation. Please feel free to contact us
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Welcome to September – or as we in the recovery community know it as – National Recovery Month!
Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to raise awareness and help others better understand substance abuse disorders. This month is also a time to celebrate those who are going through recovery, …Read More
Millions of Americans struggle with substance abuse, yet only a fraction get the help they need. There are dozens of reasons why people don’t seek professional intervention. Consider the countless movies, TV shows and music that glamorize the use of drugs and alcohol. …Read More
Once your loved one agrees to get help for their substance abuse problem, how long does it take to get into an Arizona rehab? For some people, treatment does not start right away. The main reason why this happens is that nearby detox facilities might not have spaces available. …Read More
There is no right time to enter treatment. If you wait for that “perfect” time, it will never come. Life is fast-paced and it can be difficult to stop everything and seek recovery for a drug or alcohol addiction. …Read More
It’s not always illegal drugs on the streets that you have to worry about. Many addictions start in the medicine cabinet. With the opioid epidemic, more people are aware of prescription medications. However, over-the-counter medications can pose a risk, …Read More
Gateway drugs are substances that can lead to the use of harder, more addictive drugs. For example, many addiction specialists believe that when a teen uses marijuana, he or she is more likely to progress to more dangerous drugs such as heroin or cocaine. …Read More