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What Are the Health Risks of a Heroin Addiction?

Heroin use can profoundly devastate a person’s health and well-being, both short-term and long-term. Understanding these health risks of heroin addiction can help a person identify the critical steps to take to start the recovery process. Or it can help a loved one support their friend or family member in getting the help needed to…


Treatment for PTSD and Substance Use

Teens are under more stress than ever before. The sheer weight of this pressure has also led to an increase in substance use and mental health disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health disorder that occurs when a person has difficulty processing an emotionally disturbing…


How Naloxone Can Save Lives During Overdose

Opioid overdose is one of the leading causes of most overdose cases in the U.S. A naloxone treatment is the best way to stop the effects of the overdose. The fast-acting naloxone treatment can be administered through injection or nasal spray (NARCAN®) when medical assistance isn’t around. At Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery, we are available…

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Finding the Right Heroin Rehab in Houston

Heroin is one of the most commonly abused drugs in Texas. Heroin is highly addictive and can be extremely difficult to quit without professional help. Treatment centers throughout the state show heroin as one of the top reasons for program admittance, following alcohol and marijuana. If you or a loved one is struggling to get…