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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

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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

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Why Do Addicts Relapse? Know the Triggers

2019-12-31T09:35:05-08:00December 19th, 2019|

Between 40 and 60 percent of addicts relapse while in recovery from drug addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This means that, for every two people who seek drug addiction treatment or abstain from substance abuse for

Reasons to Stay Thankful for Sobriety During the Holidays

2019-12-31T10:37:18-08:00November 25th, 2019|

Holidays are a time for gratitude, self-reflection, and sharing time with loved ones. But the holidays can also be tough. There always seems to be some sort of family drama, everyone seems stressed out with gift shopping and attending events

Ways to Find New Hobbies After Addiction

2019-12-31T11:08:28-08:00November 1st, 2019|

The world is a beautiful place, and being addicted to drugs or alcohol can make it hard to see how incredible it is. After entering recovery from an addiction, it can be difficult to feel satisfied or feel good throughout

How To Have A Sober Halloween That Doesn’t Suck

2019-12-31T11:09:23-08:00October 30th, 2019|

Spooky season is at its peak this week-- it’s Halloween! This is the one night of the year where everyone seems to bring out their weirdest, wildest selves. It’s also one of the most hyped nights of the year for

5 Must-Listen Podcasts for Addiction Recovery

2019-12-31T11:10:00-08:00October 25th, 2019|

Who loves an irresistible podcast? Today is for you! We're sharing some of the most helpful, inspiring, and interesting podcasts about all things recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Podcasts for addiction recovery don’t have to all sound alike. There’s

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What is the Average Cocaine Addiction Recovery Rate?

2019-12-31T11:15:26-08:00October 23rd, 2019|

First of all, to discuss the average cocaine addiction recovery rate, we're talking about a bit of a misnomer.  Recovery rate simply means the degree of progress towards restoration, which is an individual matter.  It’s personal for you, the addict;

What to Pack for Rehab in Southern California

2019-12-31T11:24:07-08:00October 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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What to Expect for a Southern California Drug Intervention

2019-12-31T11:32:00-08:00October 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

History of Meth Use in Costa Mesa, CA

2019-12-31T11:59:18-08:00September 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

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