News and Updates
FINDING HOPE: Medication-Assisted Treatment helping Idahoans conquer addiction
BOISE – With more and more Idahoans falling victim to opioid addiction, we’re taking an inside look at one replacement therapy option available right here in the Treasure Valley. In Idaho, there are only two businesses that offer Methadone-based Medication-Assisted Treatment programs — each with two locations — and all four options in the entire…Read More
IDAHO’S RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS
Follow link to view slide show. 1. IDAHO’S RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS Presented by: Idaho Association of Recovery Community Centers 2. A GENERATION IN CRISIS… “Every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids – including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl – is…Read More
51 people overdose on cbd oil in Utah
The CDC reported 51 cases of people experiencing adverse reactions following the use of CBD oil with 30 of those people being hospitalized. Adverse reactions reported in victims included altered mental status, seizures, confusion, loss of consciousness, and hallucinations. The adverse effects were inconsistent with known CBD effects prompting concern for adulteration with a substance such as a synthetic cannabinoid use.…Read More
Never Give Up!!
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…Read More
Raise the Bottom saved my life!
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…Read More
Can essential oils help with mental health?
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…Read More
RTB Opens in Nampa
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…Read More
Graduation from the relish tray
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…Read More
Grocery shopping on a budget
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…Read More
Welcome to Raise the Bottom’s new website
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…Read More