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Klonopin: Why the Controlled Substance Clonazepam Is so Readily Abused

In the United States, many adults are suffering from panic and anxiety disorders. Klonopin, also known as clonazepam, is one of the drugs that treat mood disorders and illnesses. As a benzodiazepine, sometimes called a benzo for short, it is also used to prevent seizures as it can balance brain chemicals in the central nervous…

group of women in a addiction treatment program looking at one distraught young woman asking what are the physical signs of heroin use

What Are The Physical Signs Of Heroin Use?

Heroin, a highly addictive drug derived from morphine, has been plaguing societies worldwide for decades. It is particularly alarming to note that women often fall into the clutches of heroin addiction due to various reasons such as stress, trauma, and societal pressures. The chemical makeup of heroin allows it to bind quickly to opioid receptors…

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What Is an Online Intensive Outpatient Program? What Are the Benefits?

An online intensive outpatient program, often abbreviated as IOP, is a structured treatment method for substance use and mental health disorders. Unlike inpatient programs requiring patients to live on-site or an outpatient program with a demanding and inflexible schedule of appointment times, an online IOP allows individuals to participate in treatment sessions from the comfort…

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Navigating Triggers and Executive Functioning in Addiction and Recovery

Embarking on the journey of recovery from addiction can be both challenging and transformative. One aspect of this journey that many women face is managing triggers and improving executive functioning, especially during the early stages of recovery. The connection between addition, triggers, and executive functioning is complex. In many cases of treatment and recovery, executive…

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Empowering Rural Women in Recovery: Summit Women’s Recovery Virtual IOP Program

In rural Colorado, where access to specialized substance use disorder treatment is limited, Summit Women’s Recovery (SWR) is leading the way in bridging the gap. Women’s Recovery offers a virtual intensive outpatient program (IOP) available through our Summit County location. It serves as a beacon of hope for women seeking recovery in these unique and…

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What Are the Risks of Taking Rivotril During Pregnancy?

Rivotril is a brand name for the benzodiazepine clonazepam. In the U.S., this same medication is known under a different brand name: Klonopin. Any guide to Rivotril abuse and addiction will include a range of potential risks to your health. Some of these risks are associated with pregnancy. Under limited circumstances, pregnant women may take…

female therapist talking to female client about enhancing women's recovery with a 4-day IOP

Enhancing Women’s Recovery: Introducing 4-day IOP Program

In our continuous commitment to providing comprehensive and effective support for women on their journey to recovery, Women’s Recovery is thrilled to introduce our new 4-day-a-week intensive outpatient program (IOP). Intensive outpatient treatment can help you or a loved one break the cycle of addiction. This program, held on Tuesdays, is designed to offer a…

A woman experiencing ketamine effects

Ketamine Effects: Short- and Long-Term Effects

Ketamine is a type of anesthetic often used by veterinarians. It can also be used in humans as both an anesthetic and a treatment for depression. However, most people—including women—don’t use ketamine for legitimate purposes. Instead, they turn to it as a recreational drug. This abuse can have serious consequences. Increasingly, prescription drug addiction treatment…