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November 8, 2019

How to Talk to Teens About Addiction

How do you talk to a teen about addiction? Do we really need to talk to teens about addiction? Adolescence is a time of experimentation. Teens engage in high-risk behavior…
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October 30, 2019

Relationships in Addiction Recovery

Relationships in recovery can be complicated. And relationships take time to build or mend. Over the past decade, major strides have been made to de-stigmatize addiction and mental health concerns.…
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October 15, 2019

The Difference Between Adult and Teen Addiction Treatment

What are the differences between youth and adult addiction treatment? As rates of suicide, suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, and substance use disorder rise in Colorado, and the United States, more…
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September 26, 2019

What is an Intervention?

Interventions are a strong first component of recovery. Not only do they help families through a complex process, but they also provide professional guidance for treatment. Furthermore, interventionists help reduce…
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September 11, 2019

The Truth About Addiction Drug Rehab

Addiction drug rehab can be scary words. If you are thinking about addiction treatment or alcohol treatment, you are not alone. It's so important to know this. Many have been…
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September 9, 2019

The Facts About the Vaping Crisis

Vaping is in the news a lot lately. Many are calling it a vaping crisis. Children are being hospitalized. Parents worry. Following years of questions and speculation, the Centers for…
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August 2, 2019

Yoga and Recovery

How do yoga and recovery go hand in hand? Does yoga evoke spandex and tricky poses? Or do you imagine a yogi chanting by the side of a river in…
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July 29, 2019

The Importance of Self-Care in Recovery

Self-care in recovery is key. After struggling, a person can believe that they are not good enough. And they may feel they don’t measure up. This is what I thought…
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July 9, 2019

Is Addiction a Family Disease? 

Is addiction a family disease? What does this mean? Those suffering from addictive behaviors are suffering. And their loved ones suffer immensely, too. It goes without saying that living with…
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July 2, 2019

Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Addiction

Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy utilizes therapy dogs in mental health and substance abuse treatment. Animals enhance the benefits of therapeutic modalities. As an animal-friendly program, we see the impact animals have each…
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July 2, 2019

The Redpoint Center Staff’s Favorite Songs About Addiction, Drug Use and Recovery

Stories of addiction and drug abuse have worked themselves into our culture in the form of books, music, theater and songs for centuries.   Often times, a song we love is…
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June 5, 2019

EMDR in the Treatment of Addiction

EMDR to Address Trauma During Addiction Treatment EMDR is a powerful tool for healing trauma. Studies show that trauma is a risk factor for addiction and substance use disorder. In…
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May 29, 2019

The Therapeutic Benefits of Laughter

It is a common occurrence amongst therapists to joke that if they bring their clients to tears then they know they’ve done something right. We believe that laughter can be…
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May 11, 2019

Mushrooms legalized in Denver Colorado

Legalization of Mushrooms We learned on Wednesday May 8, 2019, that Denver voters narrowly passed an initiative decriminalizing psilocybin mushrooms (also referred to as magic mushrooms or shrooms). Denver is…
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May 9, 2019

Three Steps To Get Through the Tough Times in Recovery

Throughout my time in recovery, to say that I have had ups and downs would be a great understatement. Life happens, and when it does, look out! Not unlike a…
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May 6, 2019

The Redpoint Center’s Favorite Films about Addiction

The Redpoint Center is an outpatient addiction treatment center in Boulder, Colorado. Addiction touches our staff and clients every day. Its impact can be maddening and heartbreaking. Because of this,…
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May 3, 2019

Sober Fly Fishing and Substance Abuse Recovery

By Jay Fullum, therapist on the Redpoint Center Team Spending Time Outdoors Fly fishing sober is a real gift. There are challenges of working in the addiction field, but I…
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April 24, 2019

Do I Have a Drinking Problem?

A drinking problem can be debilitating. In addition it can impact one's overall health. Also, it can affect our family, work life, and can threaten our well-being. At The Redpoint…

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