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Colorado Hospitals Receive Opioid Treatment Grants for Addiction

Colorado Fights Against Opioid Epidemic with Opioid Treatment Grants for Hospitals https://media.9news.com/embeds/video/8289919/iframe Opioid overdose deaths have increased three-folds in Colorado from 2000 to 2015. It’s evident that more and more Colorado residents are getting addicted to both illicit opioids, like heroin, and prescription opioids, like oxycodone, codeine and hydrocodone. To combat growing addiction rates in…

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21 Colorado Addiction Facts That May Surprise You

Everyone knows that, in 2013, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational pot. But, did you know that the state has the 12th highest consumption rate of illegal drugs? These Colorado drug use statistics should be interesting to you. We hear a lot about legalized marijuana in Colorado. After all, the state gained national…

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Common Skin Problems for Drug Abusers and Alcoholics: Broken Down By Drug Type

Common Skin Problems for Drug Abusers and Alcoholics: Broken Down By Drug Type It is common knowledge that prolonged drug use can cause major health complications for the body’s most vital organs – especially the liver, kidneys, bladder, and stomach. But, most people neglect the fact that drug addiction can also be extremely damaging to…

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Residential or Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Colorado – Which is Better and Why?

Residential inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment are the two most popular rehab options in Colorado. There are many different ways to recover from an addiction. The question remains, which type of treatment is right for you? Both types of rehab offer advantages and disadvantages. Also, not every form of care is right for everyone. There…

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Subutex vs. Suboxone: Which Is Better & How Do They Shape Our Idea Of Addiction?

As the opioid epidemic continues to rage on, killing 115 Americans each day on average, one of the most effective treatments for this devastating addiction is also one of the most controversial. Subutex vs. Suboxone: Which Is Better & How Do They Shape Our Idea Of Addiction? Buprenorphine, marketed as Subutex and Suboxone, has helped…