Addiction transference is the act of applying active or pre-existing addictive behaviors to another
Even in this day and age, many still fear what they don’t understand. This has led to many developing
Most people will go through a traumatic event at some time in their lives. And it’s typical to recover after a period of time. But some people have difficulty recovering from the experience and develop PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Going through a traumatic experience is not rare. About 60% of men experience at least one trauma.
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for men with PTSD to turn to substances to cope with their symptoms. At Jaywalker Lodge, we offer comprehensive rehab programs in Colorado to help men deal with co-occurring disorders like PTSD and addiction.
Recovering from Heroin Addiction Heroin addiction is a serious problem that devastates many lives in the United States and beyond each year. Heroin addiction can often develop quickly and has devastating consequences. In fact, heroin addiction can jeopardize relationships, financial security, and professional prospects. Criminal activities and legal issues are common with heroin addicts. More […]
The NIDA states that somewhere between 40 to 60 percent of individuals who’ve been through alcohol addiction treatment end up relapsing. Much of this is due to the brain and how it associates activities with alcohol consumption. If someone has been engaged in alcohol abuse for an extended period of time, it’s likely that most […]
Vivitrol is a medication used to help people dealing with substance use. It prevents the brain from feeling the desirable effects of drugs and alcohol, which reduces a person’s dependency. Vivitrol is proven to work, but there are some side effects that should be considered before taking this medication. While not all side effects of […]
Precipitated withdrawal refers to withdrawal that has been brought about by medication, rather than abstinence from a substance. It can be expected when naloxone is used to reverse an opioid overdose. As the opioid epidemic continues into its second decade, naloxone has become more and more common. However, a dose of naloxone in the form […]
The music we listen to is the soundtrack for our lives. They can be direct reflections of past memories both good and bad. Listening to music creates nostalgia and offers a sense of acceptance when you can directly relate to the lyrics and emotions in a particular track. Music can help guide you through the […]