July 11, 2016
heroin addiction

Battling Utah’s Heroin Addiction

Finding Heroin Rehab in Utah To say that heroin addiction and abuse is an epidemic nationwide would be an understatement. But it isn’t just found in the inner city streets of our nations metropolis’s, heroin is also here in Utah. Heroin is a powerful and highly addictive opioid that can quickly cause short term and long term health issues and even death. We’ll take a look at heroin, why it is so addictive, where it comes from and what the statistics are related to heroin users. For those struggling with a heroin addiction in Utah, we want you to know that there is help for you. You can prevent yourself […]
June 13, 2016
alcohol rehab in utah

Alcohol Rehab in Utah

Utah is often considered to be a “dry” state due to its strict liquor laws and prevalent religious citizenship who abstain from drinking alcohol altogether. In fact, Utah has consistently ranked among the lowest levels of alcohol consumption in the nation, rating recently #51 out of the 50 states (and Puerto Rico) with an average of 1.37 gallons per year compared to #1 ranked New Hampshire’s 4.65 gallons per year (see the article here). This data isn’t very surprising given Utah’s stereotype but alcohol addiction in Utah is real. The surprising and actually very alarming statistic is the rate of alcohol poisoning deaths as reported in the Salt Lake Tribune: […]
June 7, 2016

Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Facts About Eating Disorders You Didn’t Know There is an epidemic spreading across the state of Utah, an epidemic of addiction related eating disorders. We know that addiction is a psychological and physical struggle but what we often fail to recognize is how addiction can lead to other problems such as eating disorders. Eating disorders affect the whole self of those who suffer from it, causing a decline in both mental and physical health. Couple that with substance abuse and the potential for serious harm is vastly increased. Eating disorders are not as widely discussed in society as they should be. Fear and self-esteem are related foundations of eating disorders. […]
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 […]
March 3, 2016
Eating healthy to overcome drug addiction

Battling Drug Addiction with Proper Nutrition

You’ve probably heard this all of your life – vitamins and minerals are good for you, and it’s important to include them in your diet every day – especially when overcoming a drug addiction. Sure, it’s common knowledge that food, diet, and nutrition impact physical health, but few recognize the significance that food plays in cognitive and mental health, especially in recovery. Your brain’s energetic performance starts at breakfast and ends after dinner, or the occasional indulgence of dessert. Thinking about your brain like the engine of a car can help put things into perspective. Simply said, your car (brain) won’t drive if it doesn’t have gas. If you’re fueling your […]
February 24, 2016
SMART Recovery used as an alternative to AA

Differences between SMART Recovery and AA

This post was written by Tanji Wolfert, Chateau Recovery’s Substance Use Disorder Counselor and our most recent SMART Recovery facilitator. She discusses the difference between SMART Recovery and AA. SMART is an acronym that stands for “Self Management and Recovery Training”. They are a nonprofit organization that strives to offer free support groups for those who are trying to abstain from a behavior or substance addiction. The program is a kind of alternative to Alcohol Anonymous-type groups or other twelve step support groups, but can be a valuable tool in addition to twelve step groups as well. SMART uses science-based information to help people address behavioral problems and make changes […]
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