Street Life

Street Life

My primary goal of this post was to connect readers to a nice collection of Denver Post articles published this past week discussing heroin addiction and street life.  These articles follow a young woman over many months in Denver as she struggles with poverty,...
12-Step: Young Adults

12-Step: Young Adults

This series of posts will explore the ongoing nature of 12-step group therapy and its application in the recovery process.  The following are the 12-steps as originally published from the 1935 development of Alcoholics Anonymous: We admitted we were powerless over...
Bath Salts – Part 1

Bath Salts – Part 1

Because many of my patients have been asking about bath salts, I thought it would be useful to start a series discussing issues concerning these, and other, designer drugs. “Bath Salts,” not to be confused with scented crystals used in bathing, form a group of...
Youth Recovery in the News

Youth Recovery in the News

Youth recovery services are necessary for the overall health of the Denver community.  Many young patients struggle with legal and psychiatric issues, in addition to substance abuse.  One of the centers available to provide youth recovery in Denver is called Synergy. ...
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