My name is Chad, and I am a recovering addict.  For 17 years, I battled against an addiction to opiates that nearly destroyed my life and the lives of everyone around me.  Everything in my life revolved around my drug use, and it is difficult to describe the feeling of powerlessness you experience when it

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HELLO, MY NAME IS NICOLE AND I’M AN ADDICT. I DON’T KNOW WHEN IT HAPPENED, OR HOW IT HAPPENED. I JUST KNOW THAT I AM. I THINK THAT I REALIZED I HAD A PROBLEM SOMETIME IN MY TEN-YEAR MARRIAGE WITH MY EX HUSBAND. IT BECAME CLEAR TO ME THAT I WAS NOT A NORMAL DRINKER, SMOKER, ETC. I

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Our second location is officially open!! We are so grateful to be able to better serve those living in Canyon County. Please check out our web site for a full list of our services and office hours. Our goal for 2018 is to continue spreading education and awareness about the opiate epidemic, and to keep blazing

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Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes around the world for centuries. Chinese medicine is most popular for using herbs and oils to help the whole body rather than just using Western medicine and prescription pills to treat patients. Americans are starting to look for alternative ways to help heal their bodies, but with all

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Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring….except for the family drunk. She stayed out longer than she intended…again! This year was going to be different, last year was a disaster! But all her friends were having a Christmas Eve party, she had to go, it wouldn’t be

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As a mom I like to think I’ve mastered many skills, but grocery shopping on a budget was definitely not one of them. So, for the last few weeks, I have been learning the art of shopping according to our means. Not only am I spending less money but I’m spending less time in the

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Welcome and thank you for checking out our new website! We are glad that you are here and we hope to provide you with information on addiction, treatment options, and what RTB can do to help you on your journey to recovery. RTB specializes in opiate treatment and we are one of only two located in

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A trailblazing scheme has been launched to give urgent treatment and recovery aid to opiate users before they are put through court prosecution. The first-of-its-kind Opiate Crisis Intervention Court was opened in Buffalo at the beginning of May to provide a better support system for at-risk drug users after they are arrested. It flips the

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Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the bloodborne hepatitis c virus (World Health Organization, 2015). Hep C is most often transmitted through injection drug use, inadequate sterilization of medical equipment, and the transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products. Other modes of transmission include intercourse with an HCV positive partner, and a pregnant

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“Opiates are a family of drugs that have morphine-like effects. The primary medical use for prescription opiates to relieve pain. Opiates can produce euphoria, making them prone to abuse” (NIH, 2014). Prescription opiates  such as Vicodin, Oxycodone, Morphine, Codeine, etc. are medications whose primary function is to relieve pain. These opiates  relieve pain by reducing the intensity

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