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Do I Need Pain Medication Addiction Treatment?

Pain medication addiction is a serious problem so if you think you might need treatment, you’re in the right place. If you’re already thinking about adjusting your pain pill intake then it’s likely you’ll need treatment from a painkiller addiction rehab. Noticing your relationship with pain medication has got out of hand is a big part…

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Oregon Opioid Addiction Trends in 2019

Opioid addicts often look like everyday men and women. One such addict, Ryan Opsahl, was looking to end his life-altering addiction and begin the road to recovery. Opsahl began his journey to recovery at Crestview Recovery in South East Portland. Opsahl’s Story Like most addicts, Opsahl’s addiction first began when his doctor prescribed Vicodin after…

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National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

Spreading awareness regarding the dangers of using substances during pregnancy is important. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), too many women use drugs while they’re pregnant. The NCADD launched National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week to spread awareness about this problem. The NCADD wants to help soon-to-be…

Therapist explains medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction to his client

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

When people seek treatment for opioid addiction, they have many treatments to consider. No matter which programs they choose, they should include treatment with medication. Medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction will help them during and after withdrawal. In order to understand the importance of this program, though, they have to understand how it works.…

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What is Biofeedback Therapy?

Thanks to advancements in technology and a higher understanding of substance abuse and addiction, multiple programs can treat addiction. One example is biofeedback therapy. However, what is biofeedback therapy, and how does it help? The name alone is enough to cause confusion. What Is Biofeedback Therapy? A lot goes into understanding biofeedback therapy. However, the…