addiction treatment

What is CBT? How Can it Help with Recovery from Addiction? Is it Available in Portland Oregon?

2024-07-14T23:52:09+00:00

  If you’re looking for the best addiction treatment approach that is most highly supported by many, long-term, successful, scientific studies, look no further than Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as “CBT.” In this post, we’ll dispel some of the most common misconceptions about CBT, explore alternatives to CBT, and describe what a common CBT [...]

What is CBT? How Can it Help with Recovery from Addiction? Is it Available in Portland Oregon?2024-07-14T23:52:09+00:00

Isolation is a Key Risk Factor for Addiction in Portland Oregon

2024-06-09T23:48:13+00:00

  Do you feel lonely? If so, you’re not alone in that feeling.  USA Today is calling isolation and loneliness an “epidemic” in the United States that has even caught the eye of the US Surgeon General. Not only is loneliness excruciating, sad, and boring, but it is actually terrible for our health, as well. [...]

Isolation is a Key Risk Factor for Addiction in Portland Oregon2024-06-09T23:48:13+00:00

Friendship and Recovery – How Friends Can Help or Hurt Recovery

2024-05-06T01:51:18+00:00

Have you ever heard the phrase, “show me who your friends are and I’ll show you who you are?” It’s a common phrase because, in many ways, it’s true.  It’s especially true for people struggling with Substance Use Disorder - whether that’s with alcohol, opioids, or any other substance or substances.  Friendships can make or [...]

Friendship and Recovery – How Friends Can Help or Hurt Recovery2024-05-06T01:51:18+00:00

How to Know if Outpatient Addiction Treatment is Right for You

2024-01-09T19:31:44+00:00

When you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, there is no “quick fix.” When you’re researching the help available, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the options and the foreign terminology. Rehab, detox, inpatient, outpatient, IOP, partial hospitalization…the list goes on. It doesn’t matter what label you put on the program. You just [...]

How to Know if Outpatient Addiction Treatment is Right for You2024-01-09T19:31:44+00:00

Does Oregon Health Plan aka OHP Cover Addiction Treatment in Portland Oregon?

2023-10-09T22:51:20+00:00

The short answer? YES.  Oregon Health Plan (also known as OHP) has pretty great coverage for people who want addiction treatment.  The long answer? Still YES. However, there are some important things to keep in mind when you’re shopping for addiction treatment services that take OHP in Portland and beyond. This post will cover some [...]

Does Oregon Health Plan aka OHP Cover Addiction Treatment in Portland Oregon?2023-10-09T22:51:20+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

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

Getting Help for a Fentanyl Addiction in Portland Oregon

2022-06-08T19:47:05+00:00

  The use and distribution of fentanyl is on the rise in Oregon and in Portland, in particular. Five Oregonians die at the hands of fentanyl every week. During the pandemic, drug overdoses  - largely owing to an increase in the use and availability of fentanyl - increased by over 40% in the state of [...]

Getting Help for a Fentanyl Addiction in Portland Oregon2022-06-08T19:47:05+00:00
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