Choosing to seek out treatment for alcohol or other drug addictions takes a lot of strength. It requires a certain sense of humility to come to the realization that you require outside help to manage and overcome your addiction(s), and that’s something that we remind our patients of here at Front Range Clinic. When others are quick to hold your past against you, our primary concern is he…Read More
As humans, it’s in our nature to fit in. Whether or not you’re actively seeking it, deep down, you want the same validation amongst your peers as they do. The feeling of belonging is just something that we naturally seek, and there’s nothing wrong with acceptance among the people that you love in your life. In fact, it’s perfectly normal to seek this.
It’s true when we say that, all things considered, nothing about addiction — or the road to recovery — is easy. Though everyone in life has an individual journey characterized by our own individual experiences, there are also common themes and shared dynamics with one another. When it comes to something as frustrating and difficult as recovery from various addictions, unfortunately, …Read More
Many people seem to be unfamiliar with what opiates or opioids are, even if they have unknowingly taken a legitimate opioid prescription in the past to recover from a medical procedure. Opiates are a class of drug that’s derived from opium and bind to the opioid receptors in the brain. Opiates include a host of common prescription drug medications including names like Vicodin and OxyCont…Read More
While substance abuse is a heavy topic and one that can make people uncomfortable to discuss, it is an important thing to address. If you or a loved one is going through drug abuse or drug addiction and needs help, honesty and being forthright about the situation is the right thing to do. Due to the legal status of alcohol, many people can be disillusioned into thinking that one cannot be …Read More