Addiction

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Navigating Recovery: A Guide to Residential Treatment

When facing addiction or mental health challenges, finding the right path to healing is essential. Residential treatment, also known as...

Meth Psychosis: The Critical Details

In the heart of Arizona, our community faces a growing challenge posed by substance abuse, with methamphetamine being a particularly...

Understanding the Stages of Addiction

In the realm of addiction, the journey toward recovery is a complex and multifaceted process. Whether it’s the subtle recognition...

Fentanyl’s Deadly Grip Finding Hope and a Way Out

In the complex landscape of addiction, Fentanyl, a potent synthetic opioid, has intensified the challenges in the ongoing opioid crisis,...

The Connection Between Alcohol Blackout and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol blackouts are a terrifying reality for many problem drinkers. “Blackouts” – or memory loss during or after drinking, are...

How to Detox from Alcohol: What You Need to Know

While alcohol is a happy social lubricant for many, for others it is a poison that can lead to chaos...

Remembering and Healing on Overdose Awareness Day

With the end of August comes a significant day of remembrance and reflection – Overdose Awareness Day, observed on August...

Fentanyl Withdrawal Symptoms: What You Need to Know

In a world grappling with the opioid crisis, Fentanyl stands out as one of the most potent and devastating opioids...

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Cocaine withdrawal symptoms can be powerful, devastating, and ruthless. What may begin as a hapless good time can devolve into...

Fentanyl in Cocaine: Essential Information You Need to Know

In recent years, overdose deaths have continued to rise in the US – surpassing the combined total deaths that occurred...

Evidence Based Treatment Benefits

Consider these sobering statistics: there were 107,622 drug overdose deaths in the United States during 2021, an increase of nearly...

Is it Time to Visit a Rehab Center?

Wondering if it’s time to go to a rehab center? Chances are, if you’re reading this, the answer is yes....

Is a Cognitive Approach Beneficial During Addiction Treatment?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy treatment that offers a hands-on, practical, cognitive approach to problem-solving. We...

Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms

Benzodiazepines—often known as “Benzos”—for short, is the class of drug that includes Valium, Xanax, and Klonopin, among others. Benzo withdrawal...

Overdose Symptoms: Every 5 Minutes in America

For the last few years, we’ve kept a close eye on the annual overdose stats and faithfully reported what we...

Addictive Drugs: The Family’s Role

The old adage is true: addiction is a family disease. Those who have fallen into addictive drugs typically need family...

Signs a Loved One May be Suffering from Addiction to Pills

Prescription drugs – much like anything else – can be lifesaving when used as intended but can often turn into...

Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal

What Is Withdrawal and How Does It Work? Withdrawal is a phrase used to describe the physical and psychological symptoms...

Detox for Alcohol: Is it Safe to Do at Home?

At home detox for alcohol or benzodiazepines (drugs like Valium, Xanax, Ativan), can seem easier, less expensive and more comfortable,...

 Technology Addiction: Too Much Screen Time?

Here at Scottsdale Providence, we are committed to the overall wellness of our community. It’s at the core of our...

How to Help An Addict

To anyone wondering how to help an addict, here is the bottom line up front: You can’t fix them—there is...

Signs of Addiction

Oddly, it can be astonishingly difficult to diagnose oneself as an alcoholic or an addict. Being able to see the...

Current Opioid Crisis

We are in an opioid crisis that is taking lives relentlessly. Tragic Deaths Due to the Opioid Crisis Swainson Brown...

How Long Do You Need to Stay in Treatment?

Let’s be honest—choosing the right treatment center for the right length of time can make the difference between life and...

The New Meth Addiction Crisis

For years now, we have heard about the seemingly never-ending scourge of the opioid epidemic. In fact, on this blog,...

How to Choose The Right Arizona Addiction Treatment Center

With many options for rehab in the Scottsdale area, choosing the best addiction treatment center can be overwhelming! Here’s where...

America’s Overdose Problem

As we’ve written about before on this blog, America is in the midst of an overdose epidemic of epic proportions...

What is an Addict?

What exactly makes someone a drug addict, an alcoholic, or a substance abuser? For those struggling with substance abuse habits...

Overdose Crisis: A Battle for Survival

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published its ever-more grim overdose statistics, and it’s not looking good....

Record Setting Drug Overdose Rates

Drug overdoses are again on the rise as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. As we reported earlier, fatal ODs surged...

The Role of Trauma in Addiction Treatment

What does trauma have to do with addiction treatment or substance abuse? Consider this—incredibly, 75% of people receiving treatment for...

The Hidden Epidemic: Pandemic Spike in Overdoses

New data is pointing to a dangerous nationwide uptick in drug overdoses since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic. Recent...

How Addiction Affects the Brain

First things first: understanding what drives addiction is not generally enough to beat it. However – an understanding of the...

Overdose Deaths Have Dropped But Remain Shockingly High

Recent figures released by the Centers for Disease Control indicate that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths...

Does Rehab Work?

As Shawn took a seat on his first day of treatment, the group counselor stood up and issued a dire...

Fentanyl Overdoses Still On The Rise

For the first time in over three decades, the US in 2018 recorded a drop in the number of drug...

Addiction Recovery: The Power of Connection

“The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. It is connection.” Addiction recovery is possible, the importance and power of connection...

Choosing the Right Treatment Center: 10 Things to Ask

Long-lasting recovery from compulsive and self-defeating behaviors is possible, and seeking treatment is a perfect place to start. Although, admittedly,...

Fentanyl and The New Face of the Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Epidemic The opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated...

Opioid Epidemic Evidence Overdose Stats for 2017

An Opioid Epidemic Early estimates suggest that 2017 is the deadliest year yet for drug overdoses in America. Some 72,000...

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