The Connection Between Alcohol And Depression

While alcohol can seem like a legal and safe way to unwind and relieve stress, there is a darker side to alcohol use that hurts many people and families. Alcohol use can be an unhealthy coping method for people dealing with the symptoms of depression. For some people, self-medicating with alcohol spirals into addiction, and…

Press Release: CMAR’s Clinical Director Featured in The Mighty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CMAR’s Clinical Director Featured in The Mighty Denver, CO: Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery’s clinical director Michael Damioli has been featured in a recent article from The Mighty. In their article “Why ‘Harm Reduction’ Could Be a Tool for Managing and Minimizing Drug Addiction,” Damioli offers his perspective on the role of harm…

Choosing a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program

Addiction and mental health are often connected. Depression, anxiety, trauma disorders, and other mental health conditions can drive many people to self-medicate with alcohol or drugs, and this dangerous cycle can spiral into an addiction When you or a loved one are struggling with substance abuse as well as a co-occurring mental health disorder, reaching…

Do You Need AA?

An Overview Of Alcoholics Anonymous Without a doubt, Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the most successful programs in the world when it comes to helping people overcome alcohol addiction and substance abuse. Even though Alcoholics Anonymous is specifically for people who struggle with alcohol, it can also help people who struggle with gambling addiction, sex…