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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 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

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

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.

Best Sobriety Books to Stay Encouraged Through Recovery

2019-09-04T16:57:08-07:00September 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

Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain in Los Angeles

2019-08-29T14:21:08-07:00August 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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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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