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

Friday the 13th Reflections: Just for Today (NA)

2019-09-19T16:42:28-07:00September 13th, 2019|

Today is Friday the 13th, a day that many people think is “unlucky” or taboo. To dispel some of the fear being tossed around today, we wanted to share some of the encouragement that comes from the book, Just for

How to Get & Stay Healthy After Addiction Recovery

2019-09-09T14:40:25-07:00September 11th, 2019|

Staying healthy after addiction recovery іѕ іmроrtаnt fоr аnуоnе. Fоr thоѕе іn rесоvеrу, thеѕе thіngѕ tаkе оn ѕlіghtlу mоrе ѕіgnіfісаnсе to set out on a new healthy lifestyle. Addісtіоnѕ соmе іn mаnу fоrmѕ: drugs, alcohol, fооd, gаmblіng, and еvеn ѕеx.

How to Leave a Drug Addict

2019-09-03T13:55:22-07:00September 3rd, 2019|

There’s no easy way to date or love an addict. Falling for someone might seem fantastic, but when the truth of drug abuse sets in it can become a nightmare. You find yourself wondering, are relationships supposed to suck this

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California 

2019-08-28T15:14:56-07:00August 28th, 2019|

A dual diagnosis is when someone experiences a mental health condition as well as an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Many times, addiction and mental health correlate closely. More and more, the medical world is showing the effects mental health

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What is the Purpose of Spirituality in Recovery?

2019-08-26T15:53:13-07:00August 26th, 2019|

What do you think of when you hear the term “spirituality”? Maybe it’s a church, a type of psychic medium, yoga, or any world religion. Maybe it seems like an elusive, unrealistic concept to some, and a saving grace support-system

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Drug Relapse: How to Prevent and Overcome a Relapse in Recovery

2019-09-20T14:07:51-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

Relapse іѕ соmmоn аnd hарреnѕ tо а lоt of people in recovery frоm drug or alcohol аddісtіоn. It’s really important to know how to prevent and overcome a drug relapse. A drug or alcohol relapse dоеѕ nоt mеаn thе еnd

Best Tips on How to Live a Sober Life

2019-09-20T14:24:00-07:00August 16th, 2019|

The ѕtrugglе оf аddісtіоn іѕ rеаl. But thе gооd nеwѕ іѕ thаt уоu аrе becoming аwаrе thаt thеrе nееdѕ tо bе ѕоmе сhаngеѕ mаdе-- if you're here reading this, you аrе оn уоur wау tо living sober. Find out the

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How to Find Sober Living Homes in San Diego

2019-08-06T13:25:08-07:00August 6th, 2019|

A sober living facility offers a safe haven for individuals recovering from substance abuse. In most cases, individuals who seek a sober living option have recently completed an extensive substance abuse treatment program. Sober living homes in San Diego can

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Am I An Alcoholic? 10 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

2019-08-05T14:26:30-07:00August 5th, 2019|

When you hear the word "alcoholic", what do you think? Do you think about a person on the street with the vodka bottle in his hand? Or you visualize someone who has lost their job because they haven't shown up

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Healing Trauma Throughout Addiction Recovery

2019-07-22T15:18:53-07:00July 22nd, 2019|

Trauma and addiction are both prominent influences in some people’s lives. Trauma can lead to both chemical and behavioral habits that threaten to take over daily aspects of someone’s personality and actions. The two can become so intertwined that to

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How Veterans with Drug Addiction Can Get Help

2019-09-20T14:56:56-07:00July 15th, 2019|

Substance abuse іѕ а ѕіgnіfісаnt рrоblеm аmоng U.S. military veterans. Aссоrdіng tо а ѕtudу рublіѕhеd in thе јоurnаl Substance Abuse and Rеhаbіlіtаtіоn, vеtеrаnѕ аrе mоrе lіkеlу tо binge drink alcohol. Many also rероrt hеаvу alcohol use compared to thеіr nоn-vеtеrаn

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