What Are the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs?

2019-11-11T14:40:15-08:00November 11th, 2019|

Prescription drug abuse is a massive problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is currently going through a prescription drug abuse epidemic. In 2017 alone, there were more than

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The Effects of Domestic Violence and Alcohol

2019-11-06T15:01:29-08:00November 7th, 2019|

Abuse, domestic violence and alcohol have been closely linked for quite some time.  Unfortunately, more than 20 men and women are physically abused every minute in the United States. That’s more than 10 million people each year. Not only does

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Know the Signs of Opioid Overdose and What to Do

2019-11-06T13:43:49-08:00November 6th, 2019|

Opioid overdoses can be deadly. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are over 42,000 opioid overdoses each year, and more than 40% are from prescription opioids. That’s a considerable number. Why are there so many?

5 Must-Listen Podcasts for Addiction Recovery

2019-10-25T15:19:11-08:00October 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

How to Drink Less in College to Avoid Alcoholism

2019-10-21T12:09:35-08:00October 21st, 2019|

It seems like every weekend (and thirsty Thursday), your college friends are bellying up to the bar and knocking drinks back until they can’t tell the difference between a priest and a pogo stick.  You don’t want to miss out

History of Meth Use in Costa Mesa, CA

2019-09-23T15:23:29-08:00September 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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How Orange County Rehab Regulators Changed Licensing 2019

2019-09-17T11:36:55-08:00September 17th, 2019|

Over thе уеаrѕ, mаnу drug аnd аlсоhоl rеhаbіlіtаtіоn fасіlіtіеѕ hаvе еѕtаblіѕhеd ореrаtіоnѕ іn vаrіоuѕ rеѕіdеntіаl аrеаѕ of Orange Country. Rеѕіdеntѕ аnd thе Cіtу Cоunсіl ѕhаrе соnсеrnѕ аbоut thе рrоlіfеrаtіоn of thеѕе fасіlіtіеѕ аnd thе іmрасtѕ of thеѕе ореrаtіоnѕ оn lосаl

Best Sobriety Books to Stay Encouraged Through Recovery

2019-09-04T16:57:08-08:00September 6th, 2019|

We all need encouragement throughout our recovery process. One of the most helpful ways of receiving continual encouragement is by sharing our stories with each other. Our challenges, victories, and honest process through every step.  Sometimes, one of the best

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Drug Addiction Among Homeless Populations in America

2019-09-04T16:54:15-08:00September 5th, 2019|

The numbеr оf hоmеlеѕѕ реорlе іn thе United States еxсееdѕ thrее-quаrtеrѕ оf а mіllіоn реорlе, аnd аbоut оnе-quаrtеr оf thоѕе аrе youth. Hоmеlеѕѕ реорlе mау bе tеmроrаrіlу оr іntеrmіttеntlу hоmеlеѕѕ, wіth thе сhrоnісаllу hоmеlеѕѕ bеіng rarer. One of the biggest

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Xanax and Alcohol: Two Drugs You’re Never Supposed to Mix

2019-09-04T16:10:30-08:00September 4th, 2019|

Xanax and alcohol are two of the most popular substances used widely across America. From legitimate mental illness relief to substance abuse at parties, Xanax has risen in addiction over the past several decades. Trends for recreational use include combining

How to Leave a Drug Addict

2019-09-03T13:55:22-08:00September 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

Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain in Los Angeles

2019-08-29T14:21:08-08:00August 29th, 2019|

Chronic pain is a widespread issue, affecting roughly one in five of all Americans. Prescription opioids are often used to combat this issue, but they come with their own risks. In particular, many patients may end up combatting chronic pain

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