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Functioning Alcoholics, Masters of Deception

Functional Alcoholics - Double Lives | The Dangers of 'Secret' Alcoholism. High functioning alcoholics are often individuals in powerful or highly respected professional positions. “He was never drunk when I interviewed him.” “It was just a mistake. He didn’t hurt...

Opioid Addiction Older Adults – Not Just ‘Old Age’

Senior Adult Opioid Addiction Misdiagnosed as 'Old Age' The President's Commission on the Opioid Crisis reports that only 10 percent of the 21 million people with substance abuse disorders receive any kind of treatment for addiction. Why are so few individuals...

2018 Opioid Addiction Older Adults

Older Adult Opioid Use In the past 20 years, the rate of hospitalization among seniors related to opioid overuse has quintupled. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving...

Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment

Addiction Recovery and Treatment | Behavioral health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being elements that can be changed through behavior. Addiction treatment is based on behavioral health; including treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders,...

Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Happy New Year 2018!

Mature Men's Residential-Only Rehab May you reach all your goals in 2018! Happy New Year! Experience the Freedom - Take Your Life Back! Customized Addiction Treatment for the Whole Person: Physical, Emotional, Spiritual Call us 24/7 at 888-654-2800 Arrowhead Lodge...

10 Days of Holiday Sobriety Tips – Day 5

Holiday Sober Living Tip 5 Avoid Negative Emotion Triggers - Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired: HALT | Relapse – and recovery – and closely tied to emotions. Negative emotions can lead to relapse. In the course of each day, those in addition recovery mindfully avoid...

10 Days of Holiday Sobriety Tips – Day 4

Holiday Sober Living Sober Living Tip 4 Do Not Commit to Activities Beyond Your Reasonable Ability to Deliver In the 1996 movie Jingle All the Way - a father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of Turbo Man;...

10 Days of Holiday Sobriety Tips – Day 3

Holiday Sober Living Sober Living Tip 3 DO NOT 'ROMANCE' ALCOHOL OR YOUR DRUG OF CHOICE Relapse - and recovery - and closely tied to emotions. Recent cognitive neuroscience research has confirmed that memory has an active emotional element. And the stronger the...

10 Days of Holiday Sobriety Tips – Day 2

Holiday Sober Living Sober Living Tip 2 It’s magical – it the holidays! Holiday Myth: Alcohol and/or drugs can be consumed with good cheer and no ill effects. WRONG. For those in recovery seeking to maintain sobriety – drinking any amount of alcohol (or consuming a...

10 Days of Holiday Sobriety Tips – Day 1

Holiday Sober Living Sober Living Tip 1 Finding Personal Peace During the Holidays As any recovering alcoholic or addict will affirm:  staying sober during the holidays is challenging! The holiday season actually starts just before Halloween when retail stores put...

High Functioning Alcoholics – Red Flags

Are You a Functional Alcoholic? Problem Drinking Has Consequences - Even if Not Immediately Evident Media images of 'an alcoholic' often feature heavily intoxicated individuals who unsteadily beg for money in parks to fuel their alcohol consumption. This image of a...

Gratitude – The Key to Inner Peace and Happiness

Thanksgiving Gratitude | Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. Marcus Tullius Cicero | Gratitude Can be Difficult When individuals are at a low point in their emotional lives and physical circumstances - the idea of 'gratitude'...

Happy Veterans Day 2017 – Thanks for Service!

Thanks to All Who Have Served! National Veterans and Military Families Month – November 2017 For 98 years, Americans have remembered those who served our country in uniform on 11 November – first as Armistice Day, and then, since 1954 as Veterans Day. In this 99th...

Senior and Older Adult Substance Use Disorders

Mental Illnesses and SUD's Under-treated | According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report - mental illness and substance abuse disorders are being under-treated in the...

Tips for Identifying Fake Review Extortion Scams

What is Fake Review Extortion Scam? To Pay Extortion or Not to Pay - That is the Question Everyone knows about online Reviews. We all use reviews to determine the trustworthiness of businesses. A Fake Review is when an anonymous individual posts a Review based on -...

How to Spot Quality Addiction Treatment

Finding Effective Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Programs Addiction treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) and substance use disorder (SUD) is available in many different formats. When searching for addiction treatment and a residential rehab center -  there...

Older Adult Chronic Alcoholism Effects and Recovery

Senior Adult Problem Drinking Recovery At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we work extensively with older men recovering from alcoholism and addiction. We have helped clients age 65+ recover from chronic alcoholism. As a residential-only gender specific addiction treatment...

3 Tips for Labor Day Sobriety

Celebrate Your Hard Work - Sober and Mindfully It is Possible to Enjoy Holidays Without Alcohol or Drugs For recovering alcoholics and those in addiction recovery, maintaining sobriety on holidays is challenging. It can be difficult to stay sober when surrounded by...

Middle Aged and Senior Adult Opioid Addiction in America

Understanding the Opioid Addiction Problem by Kenneth Chance, D. Div., CEO and Founder of Arrowhead Lodge Recovery | The U.S. opioid epidemic affects America’s middle aged, boomer and senior citizens in staggering numbers. Over 44% of opioid overdose deaths are in...

Opioid Crisis National Emergency Declared by President

National Emergency Declaration Allows Funds For Expanding Treatment | Aug 10, 2017 | Thursday evening, President Trump officially declared a State of Emergency for treating opioid addiction. Declaring a public health emergency makes the opioid epidemic the...

Opioid Deaths Much Higher Than Reported Previously 2008-2014

Opioid Drug Overdoses Underestimated 24% between 2008-2014  "An important barrier to formulating effective policies to address the rapid rise in U.S. fatal overdoses is that the specific drugs involved are frequently not identified on death certificates. This analysis...

Addiction Treatment – Rehab for Older Men and Boomers

Baby Boomer Rehab: Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Re-discover joyful living - get your life back! Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Residential-Only Rehab for Mature and Older Men | Our Average Client Age is 45 – 65 Our rehab for mature men provides high quality care in a small...

Certified TriCare Provider, Arrowhead Lodge Recovery

TRICARE Residential and Outpatient Care We are very excited to announce that Arrowhead Lodge Recovery is now a certified TRICARE provider for residential and outpatient care, out-of-network. This means that a TRICARE covered member may receive behavioral health...

Is North America’s Opioid Epidemic a Crisis of Masculinity?

Is North America's Opioid Epidemic a Crisis of Masculinity? ‘..a professor at the University of British Columbia has highlighted a different statistic from the crisis: in 2016, of the 935 fatal overdoses in the province, 80% were men. Perhaps this figure suggests a...

Staying Sober July 4th

5 Tips to Ensure a Safe July 4th Holiday July 4th Holiday Best Practice: Don't Drink and Drive 2017 July 4th Holiday period begins at 6 p.m. ET Friday, June 30 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 4. The National Safety Council is calling on drivers to exercise...

Staying Sober July 4th – Independence Day

Assert Your Independence: Say No to Alcohol This July 4th! How did drinking and drinking to excess on July 4th become a national obsession? It is ironic that July 4th - a day that celebrates American Independence - has for many become for many Americans an obsession...

Senior Adult Depression, Health Issues and Problem Drinking

Chronic Health Conditions and Depression Contribute to Problem Drinking in Older Adults | Older adults (including baby boomers) experiencing multiple chronic health conditions and depression are nearly five times as likely to be problem drinkers as older adults with...

Arrowhead Lodge Recovery at Arizona Small Business Association Summit

Brand Day: Small Business Marketing Summit 2017 Arizona Small Business Association Kenneth Chance, Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Founder-CEO Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Difference: Rehab for Men Rehab for Mature Men | Our Average Client Age is 45 – 65. Our Prescott, AZ rehab...

Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Welcomes Rebecca Reeder from Rivermend Health

At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we are always looking to work with other ethical rehab centers to help reach men over 30 who need help with their addictions. Today at Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Rehab for Men, we were happy to host Rebecca Reeder from Rivermend Health. ...

Adverse Brain Outcomes in Moderate Alcohol Consumption

New Study Indicates Moderate Drinking Can Cause Damage to Brain Conclusion: Alcohol consumption, even at moderate levels, is associated with adverse brain outcomes including hippocampal atrophy. These results support the recent reduction in alcohol guidance in the UK...

Memorial Day Staying Sober

Maintaining Sobriety During Summer Holidays Remembering the Real Reason for Memorial Day ⇒ Tips on Staying Sober Further Down in this Article Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday for remembering the servicemen and servicewomen who died while serving in the...

5 Year Continuum of Care for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Alcoholism and Drug Addiction 30 Day Treatment Myth Alcoholism and drug addiction are chronic and fatal diseases that require a continuum of care to help the client fully recover physically, mentally and emotionally, behaviorally and spiritually. It is a common myth...

Well Being Recovery Program for Professionals

Physician Well Being, Impaired Professionals Rehab | Evaluation and Evidence-based Addiction Recovery for Professionals Rehab for Adult Men | Our Average Client Age is 45 – 65 We specialize in treating impaired professionals. Our philosophy: We treat addiction on all...

Ken Chance – Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Booth at FSPHP!

Drop By and Say HOWDY! Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Rehab for Mature Men | Our Average Client Age is 45 – 65 | Physician Well Being Impaired Professionals Addiction Recovery Impaired Professionals Addiction Recovery Evaluation and Evidence-based Addiction Rehab for...

Alcohol Effects on Brain and Body

Alcohol Abuse - More Risky Than You Think Someone dies from alcohol use every ten seconds, and one night of binge drinking can take a huge toll on your immune system. Dr. Samuel Ball of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University...

Check Out Our ‘Recovery Connection’ Article

Why Gender and Age Specific Treatment Matters This article first appeared on Arrowhead Lodge Recovery. We are excited to announce that our article, Why Gender and Age Specific Addiction Treatment Matters, is featured on the front page of the Recovery Connection...

Why Gender and Age Specific Addiction Treatment Matters

New Addiction Rehab Programs: Age and Gender Specific Treatment View or download this article in pdf Format: Gender and Age Specific Treatment In recent years drug and alcohol treatment programs have grown dramatically in the United States. Yet, most addiction...

Airline Pilot Rehab – Impaired Professionals Recovery

Aviation Professionals Drug and Alcohol Rehab Arrowhead Lodge Recovery specializes in treating impaired professionals. Our philosophy: We treat addiction on all levels – Physical, Emotional, Spiritual. Our Average Client Age is 45 – 65. Alcohol and aviation do not...

Inspirational Quotes – Use Today Wisely

Do not let yesterday use up too much of today. Will Rogers Our goal is to assist men learn how to enjoy a superior quality of life At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we use a holistic multi-disciplinary holistic professional team approach to effectively treat addiction....

Inspirational – Don’t Look Back, You are Not Going That Way

Do not look back - you are not going that way. Arrowhead Lodge Recovery - Rehab for Mature Men, Prescott, AZ. Our goal is to assist men learn how to enjoy a superior quality of life At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we use a holistic multi-disciplinary holistic...

Trauma of War Sexual Dysfunction and Intimacy Issues

Veteran Intimacy Issues - The Hidden Epidemic | Sexual function and intimacy issues after combat injuries and war trauma are not simply a matter of mechanics. Trauma and PTSD are emotionally draining, causing numbness; and interfere with interpersonal relationships....

Sober Living – 12 Tips to Holiday Sobriety

12 Tips for Holiday Sobriety - and Happy Holidays Sober Holidays Tip #12 Don’t romance the drink or drug. If everyone starts talking about the “good old days,” leave the room. You don’t want to start thinking about your drinking or using days. That can lead to...

Public Appeal from Facingaddiction.org

Public Appeal from Facingaddiction.org: To All Interested in Making Addiction Treatment More Accessible, By signing and sharing this letter with your networks, we can demonstrate that divisive politics has no place when it comes to Facing Addiction together. (Click...

Sober Living Holiday Sanity, Sobriety – and Even Happiness

Steps to Personal Peace During Holidays | Holiday Expectations ... To say that holidays bring unrealistic expectations is the understatement of the century. While most are not told directly that each 'holiday' moment needs to be as perfect as a holiday special - the...