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Over the past few years, more patients have outreached CeDAR to address problematic or addictive patterns with the drug Kratom. What is this substance which has gathered national attention, specifically regarding regulatory concerns and safety? This article reviews the substance Kratom, how it affects the brain, and implications for someone in recovery. Read the full article.
This article discusses the pros and cons of increasing the dose of a medication as compared to adding an additional medication. If you are taking medication and feel that you have hit a wall, this article may be for you. Click here to read this short article.
As our third installment for articles regarding sleep and insomnia, we are going to review one of the most evidence-based approaches to treating insomnia through a therapy and behavioral intervention. Read the final installment of Sleep.
This is part 2 of Sleep. Chronic insomnia is also a very common reported reason for someone relapsing on substances. The stress and agitation from poor sleep eventually wear someone down. What are the causes and what can I do about it? Find out here.
I can’t sleep! Can I take something for this? I’ve never really been able to get good sleep. It takes me forever to fall asleep. Drinking helps. Having some basic understanding of the neurochemicals connected to sleep is very useful. Find out more. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION
Since their inception one decade ago, electronic cigarettes are used by an estimated 9 million US citizens. It’s imperative that consumers understand the risk factors and medical data. Review the research and find out more. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION
People can have a wide range of past treatment experiences ranging from highly positive to outright destructive and harmful. These past experiences really shape how you move forward (or don’t) in using treatment for your benefit. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION
Addiction is a disease. The most common addiction is alcoholism and about 85% of inpatient rehab patients meet the criteria for this condition. The disease components seem to be the same from addiction to addiction, so these principles are easily transferrable to you if you have a primary opioid addiction or any other addictive process. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION