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The Consequences of Driving Drunk in Colorado

Wondering what the legal and other risks are for driving drunk in Colorado? Jackson Sawa…
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Medical Detox for Alcohol

Medical detox for alcohol is a process of safely managing the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal…
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Managing Legal Problems in the Wake of Addiction

It can feel daunting to clear up legal problems caused by addiction, but it is…
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Getting Help for Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction, also known as pathological gambling or compulsive gambling, is a type of impulse-control…
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The Importance of Self-Care in Recovery

Self-care is an essential component of addiction recovery. It is the process of taking care…
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Understanding Dual Diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis refers to the co-occurrence of a mental health disorder…
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The Importance of Staying Hydrated in Recovery

Staying hydrated is important for addiction recovery because it helps to replenish fluids that are…
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What to Know About Court Mandated Treatment in Colorado

Answering legal questions about Court Mandated Treatment in Colorado. Guest post by Veronica Gordon, a…
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Should I Hire an Interventionist to Help my Loved One?

If you have a loved one struggling with addiction, you may be considering hiring an…
journaling for addiction recovery

The Benefits of Journaling in Addiction Recovery

Journaling is highly therapeutic, and often a part of a person's journey in addiction recovery.…
am I an alcoholic

How do I Know if I’m an Alcoholic?

It can be stressful and overwhelming to question whether or not your alcohol use has…
IFS for addiction recovery

Internal Family Systems (IFS) for Addiction Treatment

Internal Family Systems (IFS) can be extremely helpful in addiction treatment and recovery. IFS is…
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The Fentanyl Crisis in Colorado

The use of the synthetic opioid fentanyl has been a major contributor to the opioid…
therapy dog for addiction recovery

Can a Therapy Dog Help me Recover From Addiction?

Therapy dogs can provide a number of benefits for people in addiction recovery. They can…
going to treatment and custody of children

Will Going to Treatment Affect the Custody of my Children?

Guest Post from our friends at Dolan + Zimmerman LLP.  For many sufferers of addiction, going…
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Addiction and the ADA: Coverage, Protections, and Recourse Against Discrimination

Guest post by Veronica Gordon, a legal content writer who works with the Law Offices of…
FMLA for addiction treatment in Colorado

Can The Family and Medical Leave Act Be Used For Addiction Treatment In Colorado?

Guest Blog by Jackson Sawa, writer for our friends at Dolan + Zimmerman, a criminal…
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How to Have Sober Fun In The Fall (In Colorado!)

With the changing seasons comes seasonal beers, Oktoberfest celebrations, and alcohol almost certainly being a…
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Body Image & Addiction

At our Boulder addiction recovery center, we understand the relationship between body image and addiction…
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Holistic Treatment for Panic Disorder

More and more, people are interested in seeking out holistic treatment for Panic Disorder, understanding…
holistic alternatives to opioids

Managing Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Because of the risk of addiction that comes with opioid use, many people search for…
complex PTSD

What is Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)?

Complex PTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or C-PTSD) is  a mental health condition caused by…
toxic positivity in addiction recovery

Understanding Toxic Positivity in Addiction Recovery

Toxic Positivity is an outlook that can derail a person's recovery from addiction, especially early…
importance of recovery community

The Importance of Community in Long Term Recovery

How important is community in long term recovery? And how does someone go about finding…
mindfulness for addiction

Recognizing Addiction Triggers Using Mindfulness

For people in early recovery from addiction, triggers and cravings can play a major role…
recovery coaching

What is Recovery Coaching?

When someone is looking for help in Colorado to find addiction or alcohol treatment there…
shame in early recovery

Working with Shame in Early Recovery

One of the most difficult experiences in healing from addiction is working with shame in…
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Alcohol Addiction: How to Help Your Loved Ones

There are more than 14.5 million people who suffer from alcohol use disorder (AUD) in…
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Working Through Ambivalence in Addiction

Ambivalence in addiction is not only common, it's one of its defining features. Whether addiction…
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What’s the Difference Between PHP and IOP?

There are numerous options for beginning the journey of recovery from addiction, including levels of…
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Finding Your Passion After Addiction

It is not uncommon to feel groundless, aimless, or without passion in early recovery from…
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LGBTQIA2S+ Awareness Month: Issues Faced In Addiction Recovery

Recent polls indicate that 7.1% of American adults identify as LGBTQIA2S+, double the amount almost…
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Healthy Ways to Manage Stress

Stress is a part of life. Occasional, mild stress can help you focus or finish…