Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center As marijuana becomes legal recreationally or medicinally in more and more states, the stigma surrounding its use continues to lessen. But legalization doesn’t necessarily mean that there aren’t still risks associated with using marijuana. Just as there are risks when drinking alcohol, using marijuana can still be [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center With more and more states legalizing the use of marijuana, misconceptions about it can spread. Many people don’t know that marijuana is addictive just like any other drug and that quitting can lead to uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms, especially for those who use cannabis for pain relief. Why [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson Chronic pain is common in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 20% of U.S. adults have chronic pain. More than 7% of adults have what the CDC refers to as “high impact chronic pain,” which is defined as pain that frequently limits [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson The euphoric and stimulating properties of cocaine can boost a person’s sex drive, leading many to believe that sex is better while using it. However, continuing to pair cocaine use with sexual activity can lead to an addiction to both behaviors and cause dangerous long-term consequences if left untreated. How [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Childhood trauma and substance use disorders are unfortunately prevalent problems in the United States and many other nations. According to a 2015 study that was funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about 10% of adults in the U.S., or more than 23 [...] Read More
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