individual experiencing physiological process and the concept of homeostasis

The Cycle of Addiction: The Physiological Process and the Concept of Homeostasis

Many factors contribute to the development of substance use dependency. One of those factors is a physiological process that happens over time with continued substance use and may not be noticed by the user because it happens so incrementally. Awareness of a problem only arises when the person experiences an inability to stop using. Therefore,…

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The Cycle of Addiction: The Holidays and Social Learning Theory

Happy Holidays! What does this statement mean to you? For many, it means joyous gatherings with family and friends to celebrate the end of a year and beginning anew. For others, who are struggling with substances and other challenges in their lives, participating in holiday gatherings can be very stressful. This stress is due in…

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Long Term Effects of Adderall

Adderall is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. However, it’s taken for reasons other than prescribed by individuals across various age groups and backgrounds. People also obtain it illegally, which potentially leads to abuse and addiction. The prescription drug addiction treatment staff at AspenRidge Fort Collins Recovery Center helps individuals understand…

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Side Effects of Smoking Dabs

You’ve been toying with the idea of smoking dabs. You figure it’s a great way to reach the high quickly. But did you know that there are several undesirable side effects of smoking dabs? Some of them might even necessitate professional intervention. What are Dabs? The Marijuana addiction treatment CO frequently welcomes clients who dabs…

This woman is excitedly moving her hands around because she is excited for International Overdose Awareness Day this year.

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) started in 2001 in Melbourne, Australia. Since then, it has become one of the largest events in the world that promote awareness for drug and alcohol addiction. Organizations around the world will host nearly 1,000 events to observe IOAD in August 2019. The addiction rehab center in Fort Collins, CO will be…