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How Does Teletherapy Work in a Recovery Program?

The name sounds very involved and complex. However, the truth is that the term teletherapy isn’t as tricky as it sounds. So what is it, how does teletherapy work, and how does teletherapy work in fighting addiction? The essence of a teletherapy program in Colorado is a combination of video conferencing concepts and psychotherapy principles.…

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What is Spirituality in Recovery?

What does spirituality in recovery actually mean? If you’re not religious, are treatment programs that promote spiritual healing right for you? While some rehab facilities provide faith-based treatment, the term “spirituality” is usually very broad. No specific denomination has to be involved. Instead, healing a person’s spirit, along with his or her body and mind,…

woman dealing with long term effects of Adderall use

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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Symptoms of Depression: The Unseen Epidemic

Depression affects over 300 million lives worldwide. However, that figure only represents those who’ve received a medical diagnosis. While unknown, the actual number is much, much more significant. Unfortunately, society’s understanding of the mood disorder is quite limited, often leaving friends and family members of the affected confused and unable to help. Depression – either…

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What Is Antabuse?

What is Antabuse? Many people looking for alcohol treatment for themselves or a loved one end up asking this question. Antabuse refers to a prescription given to people suffering from alcohol addiction. The medication helps people quit drinking alcohol by causing an adverse reaction and unpleasant effects when you do drink. At an Antabuse treatment…

What is the Co-Occurring Disorders Definition?

What is the Co-Occurring Disorders Definition?

Being told you suffer a co-occurring condition with your addiction feels scary. But this diagnosis actually helps you get to the root of your substance abuse, so you can build strong recovery. With this diagnosis, you start getting the therapies and treatments you need. So, what are the co-occurring disorders definition and signs of these…

residential or outpatient addiction treatment in Colorado

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…