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
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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
It’s only natural to care about the people that we love in our lives. In fact, it’s only human nature just to care about people in general, regardless of how well we know them. When it comes to friends and family, the last thing that we want to see is someone struggling and going through a rough patch in their life due to a bad relationship, extreme stress at work, unhealthy eating hab…Read More
“If it’s not a psychoactive drug, you can’t get addicted to it…right?” You may have heard someone make this claim before, and if you have, please note right off the bat that this is a fallacy. While drugs of all kinds present their problems and crippling potential for physical and mental addiction, there are actually many things that we encounter in our daily lives that can be us…Read More
It’s only natural to care for our loved ones. Whether you’re seeking out drug addiction help for a friend or a family member, there’s nothing wrong with wanting the best possible treatment for them. Now, despite your willingness to get someone the help that they need, it’s also important to keep in mind that you can’t force change on someone. While drug addiction treatment involv…Read More
Addiction takes many forms well beyond illicit substances. From doing things as seemingly innocent as eating too much food or even watching too much television, it is clear to see that overindulgence is not a good thing. Indeed, back in 2010, the WHO estimated that approximately ten percent of Americans have some form of addiction.
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It’s no secret that exercise offers many benefits for our health. From naturally and positively altering your brain chemistry to improving your cardiovascular health, there are an incredible number of reasons to get active and get moving. In today’s blog post from Front Range Clinic, we’re going to cover a few of the important ones.
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Front Range Clinic is fortunate enough to be located in the stunningly gorgeous state of Colorado, home to endless natural beauty and a variety of landscapes. A lot of people don’t seem to know it, but Colorado is actually an arid high-desert climate with plenty of dunes and desert land in the southern parts of the state. Combined with the epic expanse of the incredible Rocky Mountains, …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