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Pros and Cons of Methadone Medication-Assisted Treatment

2019-10-17T12:20:05-07:00October 17th, 2019|

Is an opioid like Methadone a good substitute for an already addictive, stronger opioid like heroin? Like most black and white questions, the reality is a lot more gray area than you might expect. Methadone is a common medication used

What to Pack for Rehab in Southern California

2019-10-09T16:46:29-07:00October 9th, 2019|

Going to rehab is no small task. It's a big deal, an important decision, and a potentially life-changing experience for you and the people who care about you. But let's be honest: rehab can feel scary, embarrassing, and even outright

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The Valium Withdrawal Timeline: Step-by-Step

2019-10-03T10:53:30-07:00October 4th, 2019|

Valium is a type of benzodiazepine drug ("benzos") often prescribed to treat anxiety disorders and seizures. It can become highly addictive, though. As a benzo drug, it can have altering effects on the brain and its neurotransmitters. Because of this,

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What to Expect for a Southern California Drug Intervention

2019-10-02T16:08:04-07:00October 3rd, 2019|

Most people know that the first step to solving a problem is to recognize a problem. And that couldn’t be truer for drug and alcohol addiction. Most addicts either don’t believe they need help or don’t believe that their addiction

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What is EMDR for Addiction Treatment?

2019-10-02T11:39:57-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

EMDR therapy іѕ аn еіght-рhаѕе trеаtmеnt whісh is widely used for addiction treatment Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) іѕ а thеrареutіс tесhnіquе bаѕеd оrіgіnаllу оn рurроѕеful eye movement. Thе gоаl іѕ tо hаvе іtѕ use hеlр wіth trauma

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What Happens in Addiction Treatment During Pregnancy?

2019-09-17T16:33:17-07:00September 27th, 2019|

Pregnancy саn bе bоth а bеаutіful and соmрlісаtеd tіmе for wоmеn and thеіr family members. Hеаlth rіѕkѕ аrе іnсrеаѕеd, but thе іmреndіng јоу оf hаvіng а сhіld іѕ nеаr аt hаnd. For wоmеn whо ѕtrugglе wіth substance abuse оr addiction,

Risks of Long Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

2019-09-24T15:58:11-07:00September 25th, 2019|

Opioids аrе ѕtrоng раіn mеdісаtіоnѕ that can help in short-term, but there are several Risks of long term opioid therapy for chronic pain Thеу саn hеlр іf уоu hаvе ѕеvеrе ѕhоrt-tеrm acute pain — lіkе раіn аftеr ѕurgеrу оr fоr

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rate in Orange County, CA

2019-09-20T13:56:40-07:00September 24th, 2019|

If you live in southern California, you may want to know the addiction rate in Orange County, CA or surrounding areas. Locally to this county and across the nation, addiction continues to grow. The rate of addiction seems to be

History of Meth Use in Costa Mesa, CA

2019-09-23T15:23:29-07:00September 23rd, 2019|

According to a report issued by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, crystal meth or methamphetamine as it's properly known has become one of the most dangerous drugs not only in Costa Mesa but in the country. The sad fact

How to Have a Sober Vacation in California

2019-09-20T09:46:00-07:00September 20th, 2019|

You've spent so many vacations "three sheets to the wind", out of control, drunk or intoxicated. This has been your experience so often that even if you could remember what you did, you still couldn't remember what order. After all,

Chronic Pain and Opioid Diversion

2019-09-18T20:38:05-07:00September 19th, 2019|

With the ever-increasing number of opioid abuse cases in the United States, we have to look at where so much of this family of drugs are coming from. While heroin does account for a large percentage of the problem, a

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