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Cayla earned a BA in playwriting from UCLA in 2012, and has been writing recovery-related content ever since.

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Natalee Serrels graduated in 2013 with a master’s degree in psychology. 

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Katie Phillips, LCSW is a trauma therapist with 20 years of experience. Her passion is to help individuals learn more about mental health and wellness.

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Audra was born and raised in Greensburg, PA. After completing her undergraduate degree at Saint Vincent College…

Recent Articles

  • Meet the staff business development

Meet Paul DeCamara, Business Development with CuraWest

October 31st, 2022|Comments Off on Meet Paul DeCamara, Business Development with CuraWest

Meet Our Staff CuraWest Team Members Meet Paul DeCamara, Business Development for CuraWest “When I first started with Guardian Recovery Network and Immersion Recovery Center, I was assigned to work with program alumni,” ...

Colorado’s Fentanyl Bill May Help Those Who Need Treatment

October 1st, 2022|Comments Off on Colorado’s Fentanyl Bill May Help Those Who Need Treatment

Currently, the leading cause of drug overdose death in America is fentanyl — a powerful synthetic opioid narcotic that is roughly 100 times more potent than morphine. Over the course of the past several years ...

  • Kelsey Goss Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight – Meet Kelsey Goss

May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Staff Spotlight – Meet Kelsey Goss

Meet CuraWest's New   Clinical Supervisor Congratulations to Kelsey Goss, who was recently promoted to CuraWest Clinical Supervisor. Kelsey has been an integral part of the CuraWest team since the detox center first ...

  • Medical detox in Colorado

Effective Treatment Options for Drug & Alcohol Addiction

April 4th, 2022|Comments Off on Effective Treatment Options for Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Effective Treatment Options for Drug & Alcohol Addiction Active addiction is not a one-size-fits-all experience. The medical condition affects different people in a variety of ways. Some people begin using substances later on ...

  • Clonazepam weight gain and other side effects

Weight Gain & Other Side Effects of Clonazepam

December 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Weight Gain & Other Side Effects of Clonazepam

Clonazepam & Weight Gain Benzodiazepine Side Effects Clonazepam is the generic name for the brand name benzodiazepine Klonopin, a prescription medication most commonly used for the treatment of moderate or severe anxiety disorders. ...

  • Stages of alcoholism and how to overcome alcohol abuse and dependence

Steps & Timeline to Beat Alcohol Addiction

November 11th, 2021|Comments Off on Steps & Timeline to Beat Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction Recovery Overcome Alcoholism Alcoholism is a complex condition, one which affects millions of Americans of all ages and demographics on an annual basis. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug ...