woman asking her therapist how does teletherapy work

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.…

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…

doctor explains to patient polysubstance abuse

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

You struggle with chemical dependency. However, unlike so many other people who have an addiction to a drug, you use multiple substances. Maybe you don’t care what you use as long as it gets you high. No matter how you got to this point, there’s help for polysubstance abuse. Understanding the Mechanisms of Polysubstance Abuse…

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…

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…

hospitals receive opioid treatment grants in Colorado

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…