Addiction Recovery & Support Articles and Resources

Addiction Hope dedicates a significant portion of our attention to recovery & support methods and the latest treatment for substance abuse, mental health conditions, and process addictions. Continue reading below for the latest blog posts related to recovery and support. In the “Recovery & Support Navigation” menu, click on the drop-down arrow to find helpful resources on interventions, detoxification, support groups, recovery books and much more.

Residential Treatment for Prescription Drug Addiction

Man struggling with binge drinking and needs Treatment for Prescription Drug Addiction Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls “But, it’s prescribed!” I hear this statement many times during the assessment process in my position as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Many people using prescribed drugs can end up needing treatment for prescription drug addiction which often requires residential treatment for addiction. Some examples of commonly abused [...]
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The Best Way To Manage Co-Occurring Mental Disorders For Long-Term Recovery

Manage Co-Occurring Mental Disorders - Addiction Hope Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls In the face of co-occurring mental disorders, vigilance and dedication to your treatment plan is foundational for long-term recovery. This includes carrying out the daily, tangible steps that are often necessary for emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and psychological soundness and well-being. This process may involve: Staying connected to ongoing [...]
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Substance Abuse and the Power of Social Support in Recovery

Five friends giving Social Support in Recovery An extremely important, yet often understated, element in a wide array of recovery programs and treatment options is social support. For the first time, an animal study has shed light on the dynamic influence of social support in recovery, even in rats who were dependent upon reinforcing drugs like heroin and methamphetamine. Present study The [...]
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Achieving and Sustaining Sobriety: Addressing Post-Discharge Time in Recovery

Lady Dancing due to Sustaining Recovery Addiction is a chronic, psychological disorder. Like any other chronic diseases, such as heart disease, asthma or diabetes, treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) is not inherently a cure. Sustaining recovery is possible with continued successful management of symptoms and risk factors. In 2017, an estimated 20.7 million Americans, aged 12 and older, required treatment [...]
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What Should We Do Now to Counter the OUD Epidemic? – Improving Existing Treatments – Article 2

Handful Of Quaaludes and how to Counter the OUD Epidemic Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use This series of four articles explores more evidence-based, accessible and comprehensive treatment and mitigation options to treat addiction, prioritizing, and above all, saving lives. This second article of the series talks in greater depth about the dire necessity of improving existing treatments. Clearly, we need better and more [...]
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