Entries by Phoenix Rising Addiction Center

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Phoenix Rising Addiction Center Health Named finalists for BBB’s 2019 Torch Awards for Ethics

Phoenix Rising Addiction Center Health is excited to announce that we have been named a finalist for the Better Business Bureau’s 2019 Torch Awards for Ethics. The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics is issued by the BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB), service area includes San Diego, Orange and Imperial counties in California. The luncheon […]

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Depression and Substance Use Disorder

Depression and substance use disorders are each a serious mental health condition on their own. When combined as comorbid disorders, or a dual diagnosis, depression and addiction can become downright dangerous. It is often difficult to pinpoint which condition emerged first. This is because the two disorders become entangled making it difficult to know which […]

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What is Post Opiate Anxiety?

Weeks, even months following successfully completing opiate detox and treatment feelings of anxiety can still linger. This, and other symptoms of post acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) can be a challenging obstacle to overcome in the early phase of recovery. Understanding why post opiate anxiety emerges, sometimes months later, can help prepare the individual for managing […]

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Holistic Medicine for Heroin Addiction

The trend toward functional medicine practices in healthcare continues unabated. Where traditional medicine diagnoses and treats outward symptoms, functional medicine is directed toward treating patients with a “systems” approach, meaning discovering and treating the core issue that is causing the presenting symptoms. This same trend is also occurring in behavioral healthcare, with holistic approaches becoming […]