5 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis in Colorado

The Centennial State is a beautiful United States location with a lot to offer. However, it ranks nine out of 50 for addiction rates.1 Denver also has slightly higher rates of addiction and co-occurring disorders than the rest of the state.2 In Denver, Colorado, dual diagnosis benefits are essential—which is why Mile High Recovery Center […]

What to Expect in Colorado Inpatient Dual Diagnosis

More than half the people in Colorado struggling with a substance use disorder (SUD) also have a mental health disorder.1 These numbers are higher than the national average, but fortunately, there is an effective treatment for co-occurring disorders in Colorado. It’s called dual diagnosis treatment, which addresses mental health and substance use disorders simultaneously in […]

Preparing for Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Do you have reason to suspect that your substance use disorder (SUD) is connected to a mental health challenge? You may not have realized until recently that you have been struggling with a mental health disorder. You may have been diagnosed for years and not understood that your relationship with substances is connected. Whatever your […]

5 Common Dual Diagnoses

Dual diagnosis treatment is a coordinated approach to treating co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The Colorado dual diagnosis treatment center at Mile High Recovery Center in Denver provides a wide range of evidence-based dual diagnosis treatments in inpatient or outpatient format. Call today to learn more about Mile High Recovery Center’s programs for […]

What Is a Dual Diagnosis?

The prevalence of co-occurring disorders among people who struggle with a substance use disorder (SUD) makes dual diagnosis treatment a priority for most reputable addiction treatment centers. Overlapping conditions make proper treatment challenging but vitally important. Addressing addiction and another mental health disorder with a coordinated treatment plan is best practice and results in significantly […]

Is EMDR Therapy Safe?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy was developed in the 1980s by a psychologist named Francine Shapiro. At first, her understanding of how bilateral eye movement reduces the power of traumatic memory was based on her own anecdotal observations. Since then, numerous studies have confirmed the efficacy of EMDR therapy for PTSD and other […]

5 Types of Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders affecting Americans. More children and teens report anxiety symptoms than in the past, and co-occurring addiction and anxiety disorders are evident at ever-younger ages. There is a Denver, Colorado, anxiety treatment center in the heart of the mile-high city. We are Mile High Recovery Center, […]

Do I Have Anxiety?

The stressors of modern life are multiplying at an alarming rate, and the signs of anxiety are following closely behind. From cost of living to social unrest, a global pandemic combined with the pressure to keep up appearances on social media, the rise in rates of substance use disorders and suicide… these and so many […]

5 Benefits of Psychotherapy

Many cultures throughout history have developed an understanding that someone’s psychological state can be treated instead of punished, which was often the alternative. The grasp that mental health is health — and thus treatable — has inspired many people through the ages to address mental health as a serious arm of medicine. Psychotherapy as a […]

CBT Versus Standard Therapy

The debate between cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and standard therapy has been ongoing for years, with no clear winner in sight. So, which is the better option? CBT or standard therapy? Reach out to an expert at Mile High Recovery Center, a center for cognitive-behavioral therapy, to learn everything you need to know about these two […]