Amanda Stevens, BS

Amanda is a prolific medical content writer specializing in eating disorders and addiction treatment. She graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Purdue University with a B.S. in Social Work. As a person in recovery from disordered eating, she is passionate about seeing people heal and transform. She writes for popular treatment centers such as Ocean Recovery, Ascendant NY, Infinite Recovery, Epiphany Wellness, New Waters Recovery and adolescent mental health treatment center BasePoint Academy. In her spare time she loves learning about health, nutrition, meditation, spiritual practices, and enjoys being the a mother of a beautiful daughter.


There is a vast amount of misinformation online especially as it relates to health & wellness. We have made it our mission at The Heights Treatment to provide accurate, medically sound content that has been medically reviewed by a doctorate level clinician so that you can trust the information contained within our website. Read more about our process The Heights Editorial Guidelines

Recent Posts

Does Suboxone Show Up On A Drug Test?

does suboxone show up on a drug test

Many things are happening in the prescription pain medication world right now. Pharmaceutical companies are always working on developing better, more effective, and less risky pain medications. At the same time, those same companies are working with policymakers and health experts to address the drug addiction problem.  One of the good things that come out…

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How To Get Meth Out Of Your System

how to get meth out of your system

Often, the fear and stigma associated with meth and meth use can get in the way of having productive conversations about the drug, what it can do to you, and how to deal with meth addiction.  But, without the fundamental facts about a drug, people can be in much more danger. Not only the danger…

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Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms And Key Signs Of An Addiction

Signs Of Tramadol Addiction And Withdrawal

Tramadol has been one of the go-to medications for moderate and even severe pain for a long time now. While Tramadol is an opioid medication, it’s not as strong as many other common opioids, so doctors often go to Tramadol before considering a stronger medication to avoid harm.  Unfortunately, while Tramadol can be used responsibly…

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Signs Of A Functioning Alcoholic: How To Know If You Or Someone You Love Is Struggling With Alcoholism

Signs Of A Functioning Alcoholic

Alcohol use is common in our society, making it harder to spot when someone crosses the line between being a casual drinker and a functional alcoholic.  Despite the difficulty, knowing when someone is a functional alcoholic is especially important in a society that drinks alcohol freely and often.  Whether you’re worried that you have become…

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Tramadol Vs Oxycodone: What Are The Differences, Side-Effects, & Addiction Risks?

Tramadol Vs Oxycodone

There’s a lot of conflicting information about different medications, especially pain medications like Tramadol and Oxycodone. Between all the conflicting information and the warnings people can get about taking these medications, it can be difficult to figure out what’s true and the actual risks.  It’s important to understand the differences between these medications and the…

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