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Is There Treatment for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?

2020-01-22T13:31:16-08:00January 24th, 2020|

According to the American Pregnancy Association, tens of thousands of children are born with one or more types of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) on an annual basis. Of these FASD disorders, fetal alcohol syndrome is both the most severe

How Did Prop 36 In California Help?

2020-01-17T14:15:14-08:00January 20th, 2020|

In the state of California, you might get your drug-related criminal charges dismissed if you complete a drug treatment program as approved by a court. Proposition 36 is one drug diversion in California, which allows your charges to be dropped

Is There Treatment for Elderly Alcoholism?

2020-01-17T14:33:41-08:00January 17th, 2020|

In 2014, $225 billion of alcohol sales sold out in the U.S. The drinking group who made these sales possible comprises of the youngsters below 18 years old, and between 10 and 15 percent seniors in the county. Many people raise

Are Psychedelics Addictive, Helpful, or Harmful?

2020-01-15T15:46:08-08:00January 15th, 2020|

Psychedelics hold a strange position in the world of drugs. On one hand, many people in society view them as scary, dangerous, or holding strong potential to make someone "crazy". On the other extreme, individuals who experiment with psychedelic drugs

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Codependency Recovery: Does It Work?

2020-01-22T14:23:28-08:00January 9th, 2020|

Across the United States, an estimated 40 million people exhibit codependent behavior. Most of the people in this group are women, who are at a higher risk of entering a pattern of codependency. However, this condition does not discriminate. Anyone

Living At an Alcoholism Recovery House in Newport Beach

2020-01-20T14:36:20-08:00January 8th, 2020|

Addiction recovery does not stop after rehab – it continues for a lifetime afterward. Anyone who has successfully been through rehab knows how crucial it is to find a stable, supportive environment to live in while adjusting back into regular

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Recovery & Substance Abuse Treatment for Women

2020-01-02T17:11:10-08:00January 6th, 2020|

While people of any gender, social status, and age can become victims of substance abuse, studies have shown that women are at a high risk of developing a drug and alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, these statistics often lead to a domino

Orange County Opioid Crisis One of Worst in the U.S

2020-01-02T17:07:28-08:00January 3rd, 2020|

More than 400,000 people have succumbed to the opioid epidemic in the U.S. Millions of people are addicted to opioids, and health care feels strained. The effects of opioid abuse have put law enforcement and social services under so much

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Why Boundaries in Recovery are So Important

2020-01-01T17:09:37-08:00January 1st, 2020|

It’s a new year, which means many people are making New Year’s resolutions, refining their goals, and hoping for the best. All of these things are great to give attention to! But what about the personal boundaries we need to

Southern California’s San Diego Drug Rehab Community

2019-12-31T09:24:49-08:00December 30th, 2019|

San Diego might be America's finest city, but a large percentage of the population in the city is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse. California, which has over 40 million people, is a major state struggling with alcohol addiction. Half

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Teen Drug Abuse: Signs and Treatment

2019-12-31T09:28:54-08:00December 23rd, 2019|

Drug abuse bу tееnаgеrѕ іѕ соmmоn, whісh саn lеаd tо dіѕаѕtrоuѕ соnѕеquеnсеѕ іn thе futurе. A lаrgе рrороrtіоn оf dеаthѕ іn реорlе bеtwееn 15 аnd 24 аrе rероrtеdlу соnnесtеd іn ѕоmе wау tо drug or alcohol abuse. Suсh abuse аlѕо

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How It’s Possible to Quit Meth Addiction

2019-12-31T09:32:05-08:00December 20th, 2019|

Methamphetamine, or meth as it is colloquially known, is one of the most powerful drugs available today. The drug is so powerful that you only need a single dose or a few doses to get hooked. It will not only

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