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How to Prevent Prescription Addiction

In the U.S., well over two million people have diagnosable problems with prescription medications. Some of these people are affected by damaging, non-addicted abuse. However, many suffer from a full-blown prescription addiction. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to avoid getting addicted to a medication. If you are already affected by prescription addiction in…

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How Does Benzo Addiction Start?

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are some of the most widely prescribed medications in America. Every day, these medications help people cope with significant health issues. However, all too often, they are misused. If you misuse a benzodiazepine, you can develop a serious benzo addiction. It is important to learn more about how this kind…

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What Are the Most Effective Addiction Therapies?

Substance abuse and addiction are widespread concerns in our society. Every year, millions of people need professional help for drug or alcohol problems. However, for several reasons, not everyone needs the same kinds of help. Instead, each person has unique treatment needs. To meet these needs, effective treatment programs rely on a range of addiction…

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The Stages of Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Alcohol addiction treatment is the safest, surest way to recover from serious alcohol problems. You may also need professional help even if you’re not addicted. In both cases, the recovery process takes time. Each stage of this process is crucial to stable and lasting recovery. If you’re suffering from alcohol addiction in Utah, Painted Desert…

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Finding an Addiction Treatment Center in Utah

Professional treatment is the best possible way to recover from the effects of addiction. If you’re searching for addiction treatment in Utah, you need to know how to find an effective rehab center. You deserve customized care that supports recovery from any substance, including drugs and alcohol. If you’re a woman in need of addiction…

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How We Implement Trauma Therapy to Addiction Recovery

The effects of trauma can be lifelong without proper treatment. Sufferers may contend with fearfulness, angry outbursts, chronic anxiety and depression, and insomnia. This greatly increases the risk of developing addiction since self-medication is a popular response to dealing with trauma. You can heal from a painful past and substance use disorder concurrently with trauma…

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Foods That Will Hurt Addiction Recovery

The connection between food and mood has gained more attention lately and with good reason. What you eat can have a tremendous impact on how you feel. This is why many treatment centers are now incorporating nutrition therapy for addiction into their recovery programs. At Painted Desert Recovery, we take food and addiction seriously. With…

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Do Men and Women Recover from Drugs Differently?

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment is not one size fits all. This is especially true when comparing treatment programs for men and women. While many addiction treatment centers treat men and women together, you may want to consider the benefits of receiving gender-specific addiction therapy. Getting help at a women’s addiction recovery center can make…