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How cell phone use may create a barrier to effective addiction recovery 

We understand it can be difficult for people to part with their cell phones when beginning inpatient addiction treatment. However, our ban on cell phones at Riverwalk Ranch is not without good reasons. Many addiction treatment centers like ours prohibit cell phone use because of how detrimental it can be to successful recovery.  Distraction from Treatment Addiction treatment hinges on Read more...
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We’re Still Providing Addiction Treatment During COVID-19

Addiction and overdose deaths have only increased during the Coronavirus pandemic. That’s why Riverwalk Ranch Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center remains open and committed to helping individuals at risk on the path to recovery. In order to protect those we serve, we are faithfully adhering to health and safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Read more...
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Reasons to Travel Out of Town for Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment centers are available nationwide, so it’s likely that there are suitable rehab facilities nearby. Despite that, many people choose to travel out of town for addiction treatment instead of opting for a convenient option nearby. The drive to get a fresh start in a new place can be very motivating in the journey toward long-term recovery. These are Read more...
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Everything You Should Know About Opioid Antagonists

Opioid antagonists are known for their ability to reverse the effects of opioid receptors. They are called receptor antagonists that block the receptors released from opioid intake, preventing the impact of opioids and endorphins on your brain. They are deemed useful in the treatment of opioid overdose and abuse. However, opioid antagonists are reported to produce enhanced analgesia of opioid Read more...