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What Is Fentanyl

What Is Fentanyl

What's Fentanyl Over the past few years, some storylines have highlighted the increase in deaths associated with Fentanyl. If you're wondering, "what's Fentanyl," look no further. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s 50-100 times more powerful than morphine. It’s...

Exercise In Early Recovery

Exercise In Early Recovery

Effects of Substances On The Body & Mind Drugs and alcohol can impact the body and brain in many ways. Substances like Fentanyl activate neurons in the brain by bonding too neurotransmitters and imitating naturally occurring chemicals in the brain including...

Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol Treatment

Addiction In A Nutshell For some people, it’s quite obvious they have a problem with alcohol. In others, it can be hard to differentiate between problematic drinking and “normal” drinking habits. Regardless, alcohol addiction has cascading effects on everyone...

Trauma & Addiction

Trauma & Addiction

Trauma And Addiction As indicated by today’s blog title, trauma and addiction are intimately related. It might seem obvious that some forms of trauma like living in a war zone could lead to substance abuse. However, experiences like car accidents or being bullied can...

Covid 19 & Mental Health

Covid 19 & Mental Health

Covid 19 & Mental Health In the last few years, the world has been rocked by the first pandemic since 1918. Since 2020, the Covid pandemic has drastically affected people’s overall wellbeing. From physical, mental and emotional health, all have taken a toll....

PHP vs. IOP

PHP vs. IOP

How Are IOP And PHP Similar? When you're considering what type of substance use treatment services you might need, you should evaluate if an outpatient program is right for you. PHP and IOP are pretty important when considering the spectrum of care in the addiction...

Grand Opening!

Grand Opening!

Addiction Treatment Near You To all our prospective clients and fellow treatment professionals, we are pleased to announce that Ascent Clinical Services has finally opened its doors! After several months of planning, we are officially ready to help serve the Adams...

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