What is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome?

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

When someone struggles with alcohol, they are running the risk of developing different health concerns. One of those is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. This is a condition that is characterized by memory issues due to a vitamin B1 or thiamine deficiency. Those with an alcohol use disorder or malnutrition are at risk of developing this condition, which […]

Fentanyl: Dangers, Risks and Detox

gloved hand holding baggie with dangerous fentanyl

Fentanyl addiction is a leading cause of overdose and overdose deaths across the country. As a dangerously potent painkiller, fentanyl is not intended for use unless medically necessary. Whether it be a chronic pain condition, or after surgery, fentanyl should only be used for medical purposes and under the medical supervision of a professional. However, […]

What is Outpatient Rehab?

People participate in group therapy during outpatient rehab.

Outpatient rehab, commonly referred to as OP, is a less intensive level of care provided during substance abuse treatment. OP provides much needed and beneficial care for individuals needing and seeking help that fall into a category where less intensive care is needed. It provides the benefits of inpatients and allows the individual to maintain […]

The Link Between Chronic Pain and Alcohol Abuse

A man deals with Chronic pain and alcohol abuse

The number of people who turn to alcohol in order to alleviate pain is staggering. Chronic pain and alcohol abuse, combined, can be a ticking time bomb. Pain causes discomfort and disruption in the everyday lives of individuals who suffer from it. When they turn to alcohol as a means of coping and alleviating the […]

What Are the Signs of Cocaine Use?

person holds out baggie of cocaine powder

It’s no secret that drugs and alcohol are among the many substances people use to make themselves feel good or cope with life’s stressors. As one of the most potent stimulants in the world, cocaine is one of those substances. It’s not uncommon to get hooked after just one use. Although illegal, cocaine is still one of […]

Why Choose Spirit Mountain Recovery: Our Focus on Fun Recovery Activities

A couple enjoying addiction recovery activities in utah.

At Spirit Mountain Recovery, we firmly believe that recovery from addiction doesn’t have to be a dreary endeavor. We prioritize incorporating fun addiction recovery activities to ensure a fulfilling and enjoyable healing process. Physical activities, specifically, have been shown to yield substantial benefits during recovery from substance use disorders. Let’s explore some of the fun-filled […]

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