woman chooses an opioid addiction treatment center

Opioid Addiction Treatment Center

Addictions to heroin, morphine, codeine, and painkillers are devastating to live with. When people become physically dependent on opioids, it is almost impossible for them to taper their use on their own. At the Sunstone Recovery opioid addiction treatment center in Bend, OR, we use remote technology to connect with our patients via telehealth apps. Causes…

person struggles with polysubstance abuse

What Is Polysubstance Abuse Disorder?

Polysubstance abuse disorder occurs when a person develops a physical dependence on multiple dangerous chemicals, causing impairment, pain, and distress. This can result in death due to overdose. This dependence can occur with or without the person’s knowledge, making this condition particularly unnerving. Chemical dependency is complicated enough when there is only one substance involved.…

man learns about how important dual diagnosis is for sobriety

Why Dual Diagnosis Treatment Is Important for Sobriety

People struggling with drug or alcohol addiction along with mental health disorders often benefit from dual diagnosis treatment. This type of therapy is designed to address the specific needs of each of these conditions in a safe manner, restoring your brain health and overall well-being. If you are ready to explore what that means to…

man tries to overcome his physiological dependence

Overcoming Psychological Dependence

What is psychological dependence? The term psychology refers to the behavioral process related to the mind and emotions. Psychological dependence describes the mental and emotional processes that relate to developing or recovering from a substance abuse problem or addiction. Emotional dependence is just as severe as physical dependence, and addressing the mental aspects of dependence…