Dealing With Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety is difficult. But having to deal with anxiety and depression at the same time can be even more challenging and complex. When substance use disorder, addiction to drugs or alcohol, is added to the mix, healing from any of the conditions can be daunting. Many people with anxiety or depression self-medicate with…

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…

What Is a 12-Step Program?

Alcoholics Anonymous, also known as AA, was the first organization to adopt and publish a 12-step program to treat alcohol addiction. People started using the Alcoholics Anonymous program to get sober, and others took notice. Then, the NJ 12-step program started popping up in other treatment settings. For example, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, and Overeaters…