Can I Get Addicted To Cannabis?

Can I Get Addicted To Cannabis?

In the eyes of addiction, marijuana is no different in its ability to recruit prospective users. Marijuana has remained a popular drug of choice for young adults and since the 60’s and 70’s, there has been a drastic increase in people 13 and over reportedly using...
Changing Addicting Thinking

Changing Addicting Thinking

As the definition of addiction evolves with science and the understanding of what contributes to addiction expands, it is becoming more evident that our addictive thinking patterns keep us tied to substance use and are often signs of pending relapse. Changing our...
The Link Between Meditation and Recovery

The Link Between Meditation and Recovery

We have heard that meditation can have its benefits for many areas in life. Not sleeping well? Meditate. Dealing with depression or anxiety? Meditate. Feeling a cold coming on? Meditate. Although many of us shrug off the practice because it “takes too long” or...
Having a Happy Holiday

Having a Happy Holiday

Tis the season to be merry and bright! Although we all wish for the holidays to be full of joy and jolly, it is also a time for craziness, chaos, and cravings. Although upcoming festivities are meant to be cheerful occasions that bring family and friends together,...
My Child Has a Drug Problem

My Child Has a Drug Problem

Although it is not usually the topic of discussion with friends and family, many parents in Vermont struggle with understanding and accepting that their child may have a drug problem. People may shrug off potential signs of addiction in adolescence due to it being “a...
Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

There is no question that people have been struggling during the most recent Pandemic, COVID-19. At River Rock Treatment we have seen jobs that have been lost, social reunions that have been cancelled and quality of mental health has been depleted across the board....
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