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2019-12-09T17:11:08+00:00

The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is often linked to other mental health disorders. It is commonly comorbid with mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and unresolved trauma. One of the most common comorbid disorders is addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder - [...]

June 9th, 2020|

Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment

Up until the mid-1990s, mental illness and substance abuse were treated separately. Those suffering from mental health issues were frequently instructed to “sober up” if they had simultaneously been using chemical substances. Those with substance use disorders were told [...]

May 27th, 2020|

The Best Non-Narcotic and Non-Addictive Treatments for Pain

Pain is a common and unpleasant sensation that we will all experience at some point during our lives - in fact, most of us will experience some degree of pain somewhat regularly. Pain can vary in severity, from stubbing [...]

May 20th, 2020|

Do Mental Health Issues Cause Addiction?

There has always been a very strong link between mental health and addiction. Up until recently, when an individual presented symptoms of a mental health condition and of a substance abuse disorder, the two were treated separately in specialized [...]

May 6th, 2020|

What are the Long Term Effects of Adderall & Methamphetamine?

What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant, most commonly used to treat the symptoms of attention-related disorders. Adderall works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine throughout the central nervous system. Dopamine creates feelings of euphoria and [...]

April 23rd, 2020|

How to Tell If Your Family Member Is Abusing Alcohol

Alcoholism is a serious, life-threatening disease that currently affects around 15 million American adults. One of the most difficult parts of alcoholism is watching someone you love suffer at the hands of it, while you stand on the sidelines [...]

April 8th, 2020|

Top 10 Reasons to Quit Opiates

Opiates are drugs that work with opioid receptors in the brain to produce calming effects on the central nervous system. There are numerous types of opiates, ranging from prescription painkillers like fentanyl, morphine, oxycodone and hydrocodone to illiciate opiates [...]

March 25th, 2020|

Study Report: The Effectiveness of Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12‐step Programs for Alcohol Use Disorder

On March 11, the study entitled “Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12 step programs for alcohol use disorder” and published by the Cochrane Library was updated with new information. Researchers John F. Kelly, Keith Humphreys and Marica Ferri evaluated the [...]

March 17th, 2020|

Important Opiates Addiction Facts and Statistics

Opiate is a term used to describe any drug that was originally derived from opium, a naturally occurring narcotic. The term opioid covers all kinds of opiates - both synthetic and naturally occurring - that bind with opioid receptors [...]

March 10th, 2020|

Guardian Recovery Network – Staff Blood Drive 2020

In honor of National Blood Donor month, Guardian Recovery Network partnered with OneBlood to host a blood drive at our main office. We had an excellent turn out and want to extend a big thank you to all our [...]

February 14th, 2020|

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