Addiction Treatment Blog

Why Opioid Medications Cause Drug Addiction in Arizona

The use of prescription opioids is one of the most effective ways to treat and manage severe pain. Responsible, physician monitored use of opioids represents an important role in helping pain patients maintain the best quality of life. When appropriately prescribed...

Relapse to Recovery – Annie’s Story and Testimonial

It’s way more common than you think Relapse is common and it does not discriminate. It is said that between 40-60% of people suffering from addictions will relapse at least once during recovery. For Annie, it was multiple relapses, multiple rock bottoms, and multiple...

At ARC, We’re All Family – Tomas’ Story and Testimonial 

Everyone who walks onto our Campus at ARC is family. No one holds your past against you, we accept you just as you are the moment you arrive with open arms and open hearts. A Lot of people come to us without any sense of support system. Some enter ARC feeling as...

What Happens to Your Body During Drug Withdrawal?

Drug withdrawal is a term that describes a set of symptoms your body experiences after you suddenly stop or reduce chronic use of drugs and alcohol. Withdrawal symptoms vary in type and severity level based on the substance being used, and on the lifespan of drug use....

ARC Feels Like Home – Samantha’s Story and Testimonial

When a person is overcoming addiction, it is imperative they feel comfortable where they are being treated. Our campus will become a second home, and no matter how many times a patient relapses in their journey, we will always welcome them back with open arms and no...

Using Medicare Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For Medicare beneficiaries, treatment for substance use disorders is more accessible and affordable than ever before.  Adults aged 65 and older tend to face a higher number of health problems than their younger counterparts, which puts them at greater risk for...

Tips on how to Enjoy the Holidays Without Alcohol and Drugs

The holidays provide an opportunity to celebrate life and practice gratitude, but this joyous time of year can also be dangerous for those who overindulge in drugs and alcohol abuse. For instance, there were 5,505 drug overdose deaths that occurred in December of...

Resources for Veterans with Substance Abuse Disorders

Men and women who served in the military tend to suffer higher rates of substance abuse and addiction compared with the general population. An estimated 11% of veterans presenting for first-time care within the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system have a substance...

Methamphetamine Abuse: What are the side effects

Methamphetamine, also referred to as meth, crystal, ice, and chalk, is a type of illicit drug with a white appearance and a bitter taste. It can be taken in various ways, including smoking, inhaling, snorting, or swallowing. Methamphetamine is technically a Schedule...

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms and Treatment Options

Every day in the United States, an estimated 130 people die from an opioid overdose. Opioid use disorders can be safely and effectively treated at opiate drug rehab centers using medical detox and a range of behavioral therapies. Here’s what you need to know about...

MHN Insurance for Medical Detox and Drug Rehab

Managed Health Network (MHN) offers behavioral health benefits for its members who need help fighting substance use disorders and mental illness. If you or a loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction and have MHN insurance, your benefits may allow you to...

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