Prescription drug addiction affects over four million American families.

People trapped in prescription drug abuse don’t look anything like the stereotype of, say, a heroin addict. The typical candidate for prescription drug abuse rehab is often addicted to just one drug, the medication requiring prescription drug abuse treatment. People who are trapped in prescription drug addiction use less drugs than other addicts, are less likely to have had trouble with the law, aren’t likely to “shoot up,” and often have fully functional families. But the lives of the people whose answer is prescription drug addiction rehab revolve around their search for one of the following five common prescription drugs:

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COVID-19 Update

Renaissance Ranch Ogden is remaining open and continues to hold group therapy. Our group sessions are always only 10 people or less and we practice social distancing in accordance with guidelines to avoid spreading the Coronavirus.

We take additional sanitizing efforts in our lobby, offices, chairs, surfaces, and even after each group session.

We are careful to monitor that none of our staff or group participants has a fever or any signs of illness. Anyone in that condition needs to remain home and isolated to protect the spread to others.

We understand the importance of helping those challenged with mental health and substance abuse issues and the need for ongoing therapy in their recovery.

If you have further questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

Thank you for your support.

Confident Woman - Life-Changing Benefits Of Completing Drug Rehab

What do you need a drug rehabilitation center to be for you? The benefits of drug rehabilitation sweep far beyond the walls of a rehab center. If you want to truly change your life from the inside out, repair relationships, and find peace in your life you never thought was possible, please read on to explore how drug rehabilitation can help you. We at Renaissance Ranch Ogden provide affordable, faith-based treatment that helps patients and their families heal and restore hope.

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Eating Healthy - New Year’s Resolutions To Boost Your Recovery

With the temperatures starting to drop outside, the holidays are clearly right around the corner. After Thanksgiving, Christmas will follow closely behind. While this is a time for family members, friends, and other loved ones to get together and catch up, this can also be a challenging time of year for those who are in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Surrounded by memories and alcohol, this can bring on a lot of stress that can be challenging for those in recovery. Fortunately, there is a New Year resolutions list that can help people stay on track during their drug and alcohol rehab.

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Circle of hands - Medicaid Accepted - Renaissance Ranch Ogden Rehab Center

Addiction to drugs and alcohol is one of the most pressing issues facing the country right now. Already, countless families have been ripped apart by the dangers and the effects of addiction. Fortunately, the stigma surrounding these mental health issues has largely faded and there has been a significant increase in the number of resources to help people and families who are in need. This has given hope to countless people across the country suffering from drug and alcohol addiction who previously might not have known where to turn. Now, even those who are on government insurance assistance plans, such as Medicaid, have access to drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment that they so desperately need.

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Woman deep in thought - Fentanyl Addiction: Are You At Risk?

People wondering “what is fentanyl” often turn to the National Institute on Drug Abuse(NIDA) for answers. The organization describes fentanyl as a pain-relieving drug that is up to 100 times more potent than the more well-known morphine. As a synthetic opioid analgesic, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains fentanyl as a Schedule II narcotic available only by prescription. Doctors typically prescribe fentanyl to patients struggling with severe and/or chronic pain and to manage post-surgical pain. People may not understand the potential for fentanyl overdose or fentanyl addiction when first prescribed the drug.

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Extended hands holding a brain - Co-Occurring Disorders

Getting clean and sober is challenging enough, but recently it’s been documented that a sizable percentage of people with substance abuse issues are also suffering in addition from a mental illness. This dual diagnosis represents as many as 40 percent of those with substance abuse issues, according to a recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). That makes treatment somewhat more challenging since the person and the therapist need to deal with the underlying mental health issue as well as the substance abuse.

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Woman looking thru window - Depression and the Warning Signs of Suicide

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 13 percent of Americans between 18 and 25 years old suffer from major depression. This common disorder can occur due to an underlying illness or situation — such as a family history of depression, abuse, or neglect — and without treatment can lead to a suicide attempt. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death among Americans between 15 and 24 years old, and more young adults think about or attempt suicide than adults aged 30 and older. 

While it is normal for people of all ages to experience sadness from time to time, it’s important to recognize when sadness crosses the line beyond normalcy and signifies an underlying trigger. Here are some of the signs of a worsening depressive state and tips on how to promote emotional wellness.

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How Gratitude Can Make the Road to Recovery Easier

When you are going through addiction recovery, taking steps to build a healthier lifestyle and boost your well-being is a big part of getting better. This can be a challenge when you are not used to living this way, but it doesn’t have to be. A simple yet highly effective way to make the recovery process easier on yourself is by practicing being thankful. Learn more about gratitude and addiction recovery as you work your way through this process. (more…)

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How to Discuss Opioids with Your Teenager

There is a national opioid crisis. While some opioids such as heroin are illegal, there are many opioids including hydrocodone, oxycodone and morphine that are prescribed by health care providers to treat pain. Misuse of prescription drugs is among the fastest growing drug problem among teenagers. Many students in high school are experimenting with opioids, and there is a risk of addiction. Many parents prefer not to think that their teenagers are at risk of drug use, but unfortunately, one out of every eight in high school are using opioids for non-medical reasons.

The best prevention for opioid misuse is by talking to your children from a young age. Below is a guide to help parents to know where to start.

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