Addiction Rehab & Treatment

25 09, 2018

Top 10 Most Addictive Prescription Drugs

September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

"When I was in medical school, the one thing I was told was completely wrong. The one I was told was, if you give opiates to a patient who is in pain, they will not get addicted. Completely wrong. Completely wrong. But a generation of doctors, a generation of us, grew up being trained

10 08, 2018

3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The concept of a gateway drug is not new. Most people have heard of the idea, but may not know which substances qualify as gateway drugs. It is important for everyone to be wary of gateway drugs. Part of this means understanding the risk factors of addiction and the slow progression toward physical dependence. This

12 07, 2018

An In-Depth Guide About Heroin Withdrawals and Detox

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Heroin withdrawal can be a scary process. Maybe you’ve heard stories from opiate addicts that have gone through it. People who detox from opioids often experience intense nausea, stomach cramping, severe anxiety and insomnia among other symptoms. It’s no wonder, then, that the prospect of withdrawing can be quite intimidating. The mere thought of

5 07, 2018

The Benefits of Group Therapy During Addiction Recovery

July 5th, 2018|1 Comment

When a person is seeking treatment for a substance abuse disorder such as alcoholism or addiction to illicit or prescription drugs, there are a number of treatment options that, when used in combination, can prove particularly effective. One of the “tried and true” tools that a professional addiction counselor uses to help people struggling with

15 04, 2018

Why We Support Vivitrol Shots to Aid in Recovery

April 15th, 2018|0 Comments

For drug addicts and alcoholics, Vivitrol shots can be a helpful aid in the recovery process. Many doctors and specialists believe that is among the safest medications offered in addiction treatment. Here at Ashwood Recovery, we’ve seen a number of success stories in prescribing the drug and support its use as a recovery tool.

20 03, 2018

Can Neurofeedback Help with Addiction Recovery?

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

“The literature, which lacks any negative study, suggests that neurofeedback plays a major therapeutic role in many different areas. In my opinion, if any medication had demonstrated such a wide spectrum of efficacy it would be universally accepted and widely used.” ~ Dr. Frank Duffy, Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital Could neurofeedback

14 01, 2018

Comparing MAT and ORT – Which Addiction Treatment Is Right for YOU?

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

MAT versus ORT-- what’s the difference and which approach is the right option for YOU? The science of addiction recovery has changed in recent years. Now, addiction – properly called Substance Use Disorder – is NO LONGER considered to be a moral weakness or failing on the part of the alcohol-or-drug-dependent person. Rather, science

21 11, 2017

Vivitrol—Your Best Chance to Recover from Opioid Addiction?

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

During the ongoing opioid epidemic, Vivitrol may just be the addiction recovery drug that America needs. According to a new study published just this month in The Lancet, Vivitrol and Suboxone are equally effective at treating opioid dependence. This was the first American research to directly compare these two very different medications. The implication

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