Why the Adolescent Brain Can’t Resist the Increased Access to Illicit Substances
Learning through experimentation is a rite of passage for the developing adolescent and young adult. Unfortunately, when that experimentation includes risky behavior, this young demographic doesn’t have the advantage of an adult’s executive-decision-making process.
Parents of teenagers will…
Making the Right Decisions During Recovery
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” —Alexander Graham Bell
In recovery, all doors are open to you and there…
Medication-Assisted Treatment Can Be Effective Part of Your Recovery
Medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction can be a controversial topic in the recovery community, as some believe that treatment and recovery should be based on abstinence.
At Olalla Recovery Centers, we embrace medication-assisted treatment (MAT) because we want our patients to…