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Fentanyl Overdose

Fentanyl Overdose

Fentanyl is currently the most dangerous substance on the illegal drug market. The overdose totals for 2021 topped those of 2020, putting the total well over the 100,000 mark, closing in on diseases like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. Recent releases state that estimated totals for 2022 are at an...

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Art therapy for addiction class New Mexico

Art Therapy for Addiction

Art therapy is a useful tool utilized by many substance abuse treatment centers, including Icarus Behavioral Health, in order to assist with many facets of recovery from addiction. The subjective nature of art therapy enables patients to express themselves in a plethora of different ways in order to help them...

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DBT Therapy Albuquerque

DBT Therapy Albuquerque

Originally designed to help people with suicidal behavior or borderline personality disorder, DBT has now been adapted to help with many mental health problems that may affect many aspects of a person’s life. When looking for DBT therapy in Albuquerque, Icarus Behavioral Health forms one of the top-rated addiction treatment...

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Rehabilitation Facilities in New Mexico

Rehabilitation Facilities in New Mexico

Because there are so many rehabilitation facilities in New Mexico, it can be difficult to make an informed decision when seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one. There are a few different ways to discern which rehabilitation facilities in New Mexico stand above the rest and will be...

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Senate Bill 317 New Mexico

Senate Bill 317 New Mexico

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 317 into New Mexico Law. This bill establishes the Health Care Affordability Fund which is set up to lower the cost of health insurance for working-class families. The bill also disallows insurance companies from charging co-pays and...

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Meth Psychosis

The Roots of Meth Psychosis

Pick a drug that people abuse, and the chances are high that some lasting form of emotional scar is attached to that abuse. It doesn’t matter what the individuals’ drug of choice is; all substance abuse cases take a mental toll on the user. Sometimes it’s short-term memory loss –...

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SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is an effective alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In this treatment modality, participants learn techniques that enable them to continue progressing in their recovery. While we also support 12 step recovery, the team at Icarus Behavioral Health embraces SMART Recovery as an evidence-based...

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Vaping and Drugs

Vaping and Drugs: What You Need to Know

You look around you and discover that there are a lot of people who vape today. TikTok and YouTube and vaping drug use have popularized this culture although they claim that they’ve cracked down on these types of videos. Due to the popularity of vaping it’s important to understand...

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Treatment that Considers Trauma

Treatment that Considers Trauma

The following article will explain why it’s important that healthcare providers learn about Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), which means using an approach based upon sound science and best practices to identify people who may have experienced traumatic events. This identification allows mental health professionals to provide them with the support...

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