benzo abuse

Addressing Benzo Abuse

Those dealing with addiction to benzos often find themselves dealing with symptoms that are worse than the original symptoms they used benzos to medicate. Breaking free from this cycle is something that requires professional help. At a benzo addiction treatment program, people can safely detox from benzos and completely find a way out of addiction.…

benefits of holistic therapy

5 Benefits of Holistic Therapy

Holistic treatment is a type of therapy that’s aim is to address the whole person and their environment rather than looking at a specific symptom or disease. Holistic practitioners recognize that every aspect of the person’s body, mind, and spirit interact, contributing to a person’s overall state of health. If you are ready to look…

Sober Christmas

Have a Sober Christmas with Help

The holidays can be difficult for everyone, especially for people struggling with addiction. This year, a sober Christmas may be on your list after years of addiction. Our intensive outpatient program at Sunstone Recovery can put you on that path, and you will be able to enjoy many non-drinking Christmases to come. You don’t have to…

dual diagnosis treatment oregon

Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Oregon

Dual Diagnosis treatment is the treatment approach used to help people struggling with co-occurring disorders, which often involve addiction and a mental health issue such as PTSD or depression. The presence of both conditions makes successful treatment of one issue dependent on recovering from the other problem as well. In the case of co-occurring disorders,…

drug rehab in portland

Finding a Drug Rehab in Portland

Portland, Oregon is Oregon State’s most populous city, running along the interstate-5 corridor. This highway makes it easier for drug traffickers to distribute drugs in and around Portland. While many people in Portland may think that substance abuse mostly affects the homeless population, use of meth and heroin is widespread. Especially in the colder months,…

mental health and thanksgiving

Mental Health and Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming soon, families may be thinking of gathering, and deadlines may be approaching. With the added stress of the pandemic along with the holiday season approaching, it is understandable that all of us might feel a bit frazzled. For those dealing with mental health symptoms and diagnoses, this time can feel especially chaotic…

4 types of drugs

The 4 Types of Drugs You Need to Know

There are four main categories of drugs that can potentially lead those who use them to become addicted. They fall under the umbrella of what is known as psychoactive drugs, affecting the central nervous system and the brain. By acting on the central nervous system, they cause changes in perception, behavior, and mood. Communication between…