a woman suffers from prescription addiction

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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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…

woman recovers from drugs different than a man

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…

woman has stimulant addiction

Most Commonly Abused Stimulants

Popular stimulants such as cocaine and Adderall induce alertness and an elevated mood and those who use them. However, there are serious health consequences of prolonged stimulant addiction. At Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah, our stimulant addiction treatment program can help you rid your body of toxic substances and rebuild your strength with…

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How Effective Is Experiential Therapy?

Experiential therapy adds another layer to your addiction treatment at Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah. While most addiction therapy approaches involve talk therapy in individual or group sessions, experiential therapy provides a nonverbal way to express your feelings and begin the healing process. If you are battling addiction issues, experiential therapy can be…

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What Drugs Are Classified as Benzos?

When people have insomnia or severe anxiety, a doctor may prescribe medications to ease the symptoms. These medications, known as benzodiazepines, can be effective for certain conditions. Unfortunately, proper use of benzodiazepines can deescalate into an addiction. Painted Desert Recovery has an outstanding program to treat benzo addiction in Utah. Our staff of experts has…