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.

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What to Know About Getting a Marijuana DUI in California

2019-09-09T10:56:24-07:00September 9th, 2019|

Marijuana is becoming a more common substance as it gets passed for medical and legal use. Even though pot is more widely acceptable in certain parts of the U.S., it can still be tricky to know where and when to

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

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Drug Addiction Among Homeless Populations in America

2019-09-04T16:54:15-07:00September 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

2019-09-04T16:10:30-07:00September 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

2019-09-03T13:55:22-07:00September 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

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Most Common Side Effects of Drug Abuse in Teens

2019-08-30T13:36:30-07:00August 30th, 2019|

Addiction is never something to take lightly, as it changes brain function and causes chemical imbalances. In an adult brain, these changes can have a damaging effect, but what’s even more damaging is the negative impacts addiction can have on

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

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

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