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Telehealth for Addiction Treatment Now Proven to Save Lives, Prevent Overdose

2023-06-10T03:43:50+00:00

  By now, I think we can all agree that virtual doctor’s appointments are very convenient. At Shanti Wellness and Recovery, our patients love the convenience of being able to access cutting edge, evidence based addiction treatment via telemedicine. It wasn’t always this easy to seek care for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in general or [...]

Telehealth for Addiction Treatment Now Proven to Save Lives, Prevent Overdose2023-06-10T03:43:50+00:00

Addiction Treatment Doesn’t Meet the Needs of Neurodivergent People: Here’s Why

2023-05-08T21:44:55+00:00

    As we discussed last month, neurodivergent people - including Autistic people and people with ADHD -  are more likely than “neurotypical” people to suffer from Substance Use Disorder.  The neurodiversity movement continues to gain momentum and visibility. As it does, many advocates with lived experiences have begun speaking out about the failures of [...]

Addiction Treatment Doesn’t Meet the Needs of Neurodivergent People: Here’s Why2023-05-08T21:44:55+00:00

Top 5 Signs It’s an Addiction (aka Substance Use Disorder)

2023-04-01T17:34:24+00:00

  “Addiction” is a word that is used pretty casually in common speech. We all say we’re “addicted” to something, whether that’s Starbucks, a television show or a certain candy. What we really mean is we enjoy those things a lot and we go out of our way to enjoy them on a regular basis. [...]

Top 5 Signs It’s an Addiction (aka Substance Use Disorder)2023-04-01T17:34:24+00:00

How to Find Waitlist Free Help for Addiction in Portland, Oregon 

2023-03-10T21:43:21+00:00

  Have you been struggling to find a treatment “spot” for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with addiction - also called Substance Use Disorder (SUD) - in Portland, Oregon?  This problem is widespread as we continue to wade through the opioid epidemic and the mental health fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, [...]

How to Find Waitlist Free Help for Addiction in Portland, Oregon 2023-03-10T21:43:21+00:00

Neurodiversity and Addiction: Is There a Connection?

2023-02-05T22:49:22+00:00

  Have you seen the popular ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) content trending on TikTok recently? Perhaps you’ve heard that so many people recently diagnosed with ADHD are being prescribed stimulant medication that we’re facing an Adderall shortage in the United States. It’s 100% true that we’re diagnosing more people with [...]

Neurodiversity and Addiction: Is There a Connection?2023-02-05T22:49:22+00:00

What Are the Different Levels of Care for Addiction Treatment in Portland? 

2023-01-02T01:05:33+00:00

  Are you looking for addiction treatment in Portland, Oregon for yourself or a friend? Are you feeling confused by the different types of treatment available and unsure which “level of care” is best suited to help in your particular situation?  In this blog post, we’ll cover the different levels of care that a person [...]

What Are the Different Levels of Care for Addiction Treatment in Portland? 2023-01-02T01:05:33+00:00

Why Are the Rates of Depression and Addiction So High in Portland Oregon? 

2022-11-12T20:59:37+00:00

  You hear it a lot these days. “Portland has changed!” “The city isn’t what it used to be.” “There’s so much crime and addiction now.” It’s pretty evident that the City of Roses has changed a bit over the last few years. It’s fairly uncontroversial to say that the houseless population appears to have [...]

Why Are the Rates of Depression and Addiction So High in Portland Oregon? 2022-11-12T20:59:37+00:00

More Sober Living Homes in Portland Begin Allowing Residents Who Receive Medication Assisted Treatment

2022-10-19T14:42:25+00:00

  Relapse is a part of the disease of addiction. Treatment works, especially when it’s evidence-based, but, like many diseases, you can expect the disease to flare under stress or disease mismanagement periodically throughout life.  There are, however, some things we know that help patients stay on track after achieving short-term sobriety. One of those [...]

More Sober Living Homes in Portland Begin Allowing Residents Who Receive Medication Assisted Treatment2022-10-19T14:42:25+00:00

What is Outpatient Addiction Treatment? Why Is It So Popular Right Now in Portland?

2022-10-03T12:09:34+00:00

When most people think of addiction treatment, they think of residential treatment, colloquially referred to as “rehab.” In the popular imagination, addiction is a problem with only one solution. You’ll hear things like “she needs to go to rehab,” “I’m trying to get him into rehab,” and “they’re trying to make me go to rehab.”  [...]

What is Outpatient Addiction Treatment? Why Is It So Popular Right Now in Portland?2022-10-03T12:09:34+00:00

Self-Medicating for Anxiety? Here’s What We Know About the Link Between Anxiety and Addiction

2022-08-31T18:53:28+00:00

  There’s a well-known link between addiction and anxiety disorders.  One often quoted statistic is that 20% of folks with an anxiety disorder also suffer from Substance Use Disorder and 20% of folks with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) struggle with anxiety disorder of some kind.  This  leads to the question: Does anxiety cause SUD? It [...]

Self-Medicating for Anxiety? Here’s What We Know About the Link Between Anxiety and Addiction2022-08-31T18:53:28+00:00
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