what are the symptoms of heroin withdrawal

What Are the Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal?

By Heights Treatment | July 20, 2020

People who have become dependent on opioids for pain relief often become dependent and develop an addiction. When they can no longer afford or gain access to their prescription drugs, they often turn to heroin. Recovering from heroin addiction can be a long and dangerous road, which is why you should consider joining a partial…

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what is the opioid crisis

What is the Opioid Crisis?

By Heights Treatment | July 15, 2020

The opioid crisis in the United States is a tragedy that has negatively impacted the lives of millions. The prescription of legal and highly addictive drugs has effectively caused dependency and addiction among people seeking safe pain relief. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at one of the most common questions we hear…

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What Parts of Addiction Recovery Are Covered Under Insurance

What Parts of Addiction Recovery Are Covered Under Insurance?

By Heights Treatment | July 12, 2020

If you’re interested in exploring the benefits of joining an addiction recovery community, you may be wondering whether or not your insurance will cover addiction programs. In this article, we’re taking a look at one of the most common questions we hear from people in the community – what parts of addiction recovery are covered…

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drugs in los angeles

Drugs in Los Angeles (The Impact)

By Heights Treatment | July 10, 2020

If you live in Los Angeles and wonder why things aren’t quite what they used to be, you may find it interesting to take a closer look at the negative impact of drugs in Los Angeles. It may not always be visible, but the problem is wide and growing. In this article, we’re taking a…

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support groups

Support Groups: Are They Necessary After Recovery?

By Heights Treatment | July 5, 2020

Support groups are nothing new, but they have been a booming place for those looking to get better – as we begin to understand more and more about addiction, the stigma around struggling with drugs starts to fall to the wayside and we can start to truly feel comfortable about approaching our issues with other…

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addiction denial

Addiction Denial: Running From Reality

By Heights Treatment | July 1, 2020

It’s a common trope that people struggling with addiction in their life often struggle with something else: denial. They’re prone to flat out denying that they have a problem, not seeking the help they need while continuously deteriorating in personality and life structure, hurting those around them, and causing strife between family and friends alike.…

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Willpower and Addiction

Willpower and Addiction

By Heights Treatment | June 30, 2020

The truth about overcoming addiction is that it’s not quite as simple as sticking to self-discipline. However, the ability to control yourself is still integral in the long-term journey of recovery. It’s not a black and white issue – there’s just more to it than relying entirely on your own ability to battle your temptations,…

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What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program.

What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

By Heights Treatment | June 25, 2020

In most cases, the ideal first step towards a better life after addiction is through rehab. However, not all rehab is the same. Most facilities offer two types of programs, dependent on a client’s needs and circumstances. Inpatient or residential treatment is a common choice, as it allows clients to become full-time residents at a…

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What is a Habit

What is a Habit (And Why Does it Matter)?

By Heights Treatment | June 20, 2020

The question of why people get addicted in general has been explored quite often – but the mechanism behind addiction is important as well. The risk factors aside, there is a distinct reason why addiction develops the way it does, and it’s important for us to explore how the brain gets hooked on drugs –…

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drug addiction and community

Drug Addiction and Community

By Heights Treatment | June 15, 2020

Community is an important aspect of addiction recovery and sober living. Without community, people feel alone and may even fall back into the bad habits they’re trying to overcome. In this article, we will take a closer look at drug addiction and community. Drug Addiction and Community Addiction recovery is a tough task, but it’s…

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