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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

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

Your First Addiction Treatment Appointment at Shanti Recovery and Wellness in SE Portland

2022-03-25T20:38:06+00:00

  Making the decision to get treatment for drug or alcohol abuse - technically known as Substance Use Disorder - is a huge step. It’s normal to feel nervous or even anxious about your first appointment. Throughout the years, we’ve had several requests for a blog post like this one to walk new patients like [...]

Your First Addiction Treatment Appointment at Shanti Recovery and Wellness in SE Portland2022-03-25T20:38:06+00:00

The 5 Biggest Fears Addiction Treatment Patients Have About Getting Sober in Portland Oregon 

2022-02-27T21:35:16+00:00

  Substance abuse patients in Portland, Oregon have a lot of the same fears as SUDs patients do all around the world. When you’ve built your life around drinking or using, getting sober can be downright terrifying.  Sometimes it’s the what-ifs that keep folks from pursuing treatment and seeking help.  What if… …I become a [...]

The 5 Biggest Fears Addiction Treatment Patients Have About Getting Sober in Portland Oregon 2022-02-27T21:35:16+00:00

Evidence Based Addiction Treatment: What Do the Statistics Say? 

2019-11-14T17:33:25+00:00

  For too long, addiction treatment wasn’t treated as a science and failed to meet basic evidence-based criteria for patient care. There simply weren’t many studies being done on the science of getting sober. Now that Addiction Medicine is a moderately funded branch of science, and a formally approved medical specialty, we know quite a [...]

Evidence Based Addiction Treatment: What Do the Statistics Say? 2019-11-14T17:33:25+00:00
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