Is Marijuana Dangerous? Our In-House Expert Answers Important Questions

2019-05-09T15:53:44+00:00April 16th, 2019|Addiction Information, Drug Trends|

Medical and recreational marijuana have each been legal in Colorado for a number of years now, and the tide of social opinion is rapidly changing.  Today, the general consensus is that as marijuana use continues to become more acceptable, it will be decriminalized in more places. Right now, some degree of use is legal in all but four states. This is why many people look at pot as at worst similar to alcohol—a personal choice [...]


Alcoholism Risk for Women on the Rise: Learn Why

2017-09-21T18:11:55+00:00June 5th, 2017|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Drug Trends, Recovery, Statistics & Research|

Statistics in the United States make it clear that alcoholism risk for women is on the rise. Nearly half of adult women say that they have drank alcohol in the past month. This alone would not be startling if it were not for the fact that twelve percent of adult women have reported binge drinking (that is, drinking five or more drinks in one sitting) three times a month. More than that, alcohol consumption and binge [...]


Seven Of the Most Commonly Abused Substances Women Use in Colorado

2019-07-01T17:36:51+00:00May 20th, 2017|Addiction Information, Drug Trends, Statistics & Research|

Women in Colorado who are involved in substance abuse are typically using these seven substances. While alcohol is the most commonly used substance in Colorado, marijuana comes in at a close second. Heroin and other opioid indicators ranked high as well and is seeing an increase year after year. Women who are using or abusing the following substances are at a high risk for varying social problems like unplanned pregnancy, child abuse, car accidents and crime [...]