April 19, 2016
Alcohol Consumption Statistics in Utah

Addiction Recovery Help in Uintah County

Addiction is an epidemic that knows no borders, affecting people and their families across the country. From sprawling metropolises to small towns, addictions effects can be felt everywhere. For those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction in Uintah County now have a partner in the fight of overcoming addiction with Chateau Recovery. With very little local drug rehab and recovery support available to residents of Vernal, Duchesne, and Roosevelt Chateau Recovery located in nearby Wasatch County has opened their inpatient facility specifically to those in need. Our addiction recovery center opens it doors to residents of Uintah Basin looking for the expert help they need to overcome addiction. The picturesque […]
April 15, 2016
SMART Recovery uses evidence-based behavioral science.

What is SMART Recovery?

We are one of the few providers of SMART Recovery meetings in Utah. Almost one in ten Americans is dependent on drugs or alcohol.  This statistic illustrates the dire need for addiction treatment centers. Various programs are available to assist a person who is starting the process of overcoming addiction, but lasting change must come from within. Self-empowering addiction treatment options seem fairly limited. So… what else is there?  SMART Recovery is quickly becoming the most popular alternative to traditional 12 step groups. It’s not only free but also open to those who want to pursue help abolishing addiction from their lives. SMART Recovery uses science-based knowledge to assist people […]
April 12, 2016
Overcoming codependency creates life balance.

Codependency: Creating Caring Boundaries

Codependency is very common in people who are suffering with drug or alcohol abuse. When someone we love struggles with addiction, it is difficult to have the wisdom to know when and how to step in and help. We may wonder when is the right time to let go and when the most effective thing to do is to not be involved.  Please look at the following questions and answer them honestly, becoming more aware of personal experiences you’ve had regarding the following points: Have you ever had this dilemma before, or has your family had this dilemma with you, whether the loving thing is to get involved or to […]
March 22, 2016
addiction and suicide often go hand in hand

Addiction and Suicide

The connection between suicidal thoughts and substance abuse or addiction has long been recognized by the medical community. While depression and other external and internal factors contribute to suicide, substance abuse in many cases is directly related. Through dedicated counseling and both traditional and non-traditional treatment methods however, one can overcome their suicidal tendencies while triumphing over addiction. We wanted to help raise awareness of the serious epidemic that addiction and suicide pose to our community and offer our dedicated inpatient recovery services for help. According to a 2012 study by the CDC, Utah had the 5th highest suicide rate (age adjusted) with a rate of 21.0 suicides per 100,000. […]
March 15, 2016

Trauma Recovery in Utah

Our therapists are expertly trained for trauma recovery in Utah. Trauma can be defined in many ways.   What impacts one individual may not impact another individual similarly. Trauma involves anything from war or natural disasters to prolonged neglect, bullying and rejection.  The experience may cause severe symptoms, interfering with an individual’s functioning and may cause shame-based beliefs related to lack of safety. “The truth about childhood is stored up in our bodies and lives, in the depths of our souls. Our intellect can be deceived, our feelings can be numbed and manipulated, our perceptions shamed and confused, our bodies tricked with medication, but our soul never forgets. And because we […]
March 9, 2016
Eating right for addiction rehab

Addiction rehab and eating right

Does Poor Diet Cause Disease and Disorder? Can it negatively affect addiction rehab?  Medical experts have traced the origin of many chronic disorders, including disease, sickness, and addiction, to unhealthy changes in eating and diet patterns. Every cell in the human body needs energy which comes from nutrients from food in order to function and grow, so it makes complete sense that the body and brain would suffer deleterious effects from malnutrition. For example, research has shown that for: Cardiovascular disease – Eating more heart healthy foods like fruits and vegetables and much less inflammatory foods like trans fats, sugar, and white breads can decrease the likelihood of heart disease. […]
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