Category: Addiction Treatment

7 Fast Facts About Xanax Abuse

The National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics (NCDAS) estimates that more than 16 million American (6%) abuse prescriptions like Xanax every year. Some 4.8 million Americans use Benzodiazepines every year, with Xanax as one of the best-known brand names.  What is Xanax®? Xanax® is known as “xans” or “xannies.”  The Xanax generic name is Alprazolam, […]

read more
The Myth of Moderation

One of the most common mistakes made in early recovery is believing that completing treatment means you’re cured. While drug and alcohol rehab in Colorado can help you address and manage the underlying causes of addiction, recovery is a lifelong commitment. Each day you must decide to prioritize your continued sobriety, which means continuing to […]

read more
5 Normalized Behaviors That are Actually Signs of Addiction

With growing public awareness and education around the topic of substance abuse and addiction, more people than ever before are re-evaluating their relationship with drugs and alcohol. While not all people who experiment with illicit substances or use recreationally will develop an addiction, having greater understanding of the signs of addiction can help those who […]

read more
Holiday Relapse Triggers You May Not Know

The holidays can be a difficult time for people in recovery. While it’s difficult to get clear statistical details about how prevalent relapse is during the holidays, the rate of admission to a substance abuse program nearly triples during this time.  We recognized that holiday relapse triggers are prevalent and can be detrimental to those […]

read more
Free Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Colorado

You have known for some time that your substance abuse problem is out of control. But by even considering getting help, you have taken an essential first step. Your main worry, however, is paying for your rehabilitation. Is there free drug and alcohol rehab in Colorado? The answer is that yes, there is. But there […]

read more
Research on COVID and Mental Health

As we know, we are living in one of the most difficult times the world has ever faced. A pandemic situation is not something that we could have predicted or known was coming. However, we are not without recourse during this difficult moment in all of our lives. One of the greatest advantages that we […]

read more
Dealing with Grief During a Pandemic

By Bruce Santiago Scott Berinato and David Kessler conducted and published an interview regarding our current pandemic state that has been highly circulated on social media. People have been sharing this article with friends and family, posting it on their wall, and talking about it among themselves. I’ll admit I passed on reading it the […]

read more
Self Check-In: Am I Drinking Too Much?

While no one could have planned for the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have widely differing views of it and attitudes towards it. Some have been laid off, are having to homeschool their children, and are learning how to spend a lot of time at home — that seems much smaller than they […]

read more
How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost?

Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer. Numerous factors, including insurance, affect the overall cost of addiction treatment programs. Typically, the cost of rehab varies depending on the program in which you enroll. For example, inpatient treatment costs more than outpatient rehab most of the time. The cost is higher because you live at the rehab facility […]

read more
Why is Aftercare Important for Recovery?

After you complete rehabilitation, you’ll likely feel a sense of relief and anxiety about returning home. Both feelings are completely normal. Although, what you may not realize is that your battle with addiction is far from over. After treatment you’ll probably head back to your old stomping grounds. This is where relapse typically occurs. Home […]

read more