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What Is Holistic Treatment for Addiction Recovery?

Substance abuse is a significant problem in the US, leading to ever-increasing overdose-related deaths. Many people die each year due to substance use, but these deaths are avoidable with the right treatment program. You can survive this epidemic by seeking holistic treatment at the Summit Estate Recovery Center. This method combines traditional treatment and several…

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3 Ways a Telehealth Program Helps During a Pandemic

Telehealth has been continuously growing over the years, changing the delivery of health care services. Furthermore, the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has led to increased popularity. Many people benefit from the program because they can access health care services at home, without compromising their safety. Telehealth programs have enabled rehab centers to treat their…

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What Are Telehealth Services for Addiction Treatment?

Telehealth services are becoming more popular amid COVID-19, mainly because experts cite increased mental health issues during this pandemic. Telemedicine solves your problem if you are struggling with substance abuse and wondering how to access addiction treatment programs in your home’s comfort. As such, the Summit Estate Recovery Center can offer rehab services if you…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques

Each person desires to stay sober after undergoing drug detox and rehabilitation. However, withdrawal symptoms may cause an intense craving for the previously used drug. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), approximately 60% of people who struggled with addiction relapse within one year of treatment. Applying a combination of various relapse prevention…

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Dangers of Mixing Substances

Substance users may take several drugs at the same time to reduce the negative effect of the drugs used. For example, people with cocaine addiction may use benzodiazepines to avoid paranoia and anxiety. Combining several drugs can also increase the effects of substances, making one feel more stimulated. However, the results derived and the dangers…

Opioid Epidemic News: Breathe Test Debuts & Sesame Street Confronts Addiction

Medical News Today reports that a pilot study appearing in Journal of Breath Research has revealed there’s a promising breath test on the horizon that could offer close to real time opioid detection almost anywhere: a person’s home, a drug treatment facility, the roadside, “emergency response situations, and other areas with limited healthcare access.” The…

Can Psychedelics Like Mushrooms Be Used To Treat Mental Health, Addiction Disorders?

So-called “Magic Mushrooms” are now legal in a couple major cities and this development has many in the mental health and addiction recovery fields wondering about what this means. Is the decriminalization of a previously “scheduled” drug a sign of impending harm on those who partake, or do these substances actually have utility in treating…