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Why is Medically Supported Detox So Important? 

2019-07-03T14:26:49-07:00July 7th, 2019|

Withdrawing from drugs or alcohol can be extremely uncomfortable and even life-threatening, but a holistic, medical approach to detox makes it possible for those experiencing addiction to recover in relative comfort and with minimized risks to their health. Here’s how

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Why There’s Still a Medication Assisted Treatment Debate

2019-07-01T17:30:12-07:00July 5th, 2019|

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a scientifically proven and effective way to help deal with the current growing opioid dependence. Yet it still faces significant amounts of push-back for multiple reasons, the most common of which are stigmas, costs, and misunderstanding.

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San Diego Alcohol Rehab 

2019-07-08T10:16:14-07:00July 4th, 2019|

San Diego alcohol rehab centers specialize in providing substance abuse treatment through outstanding alcohol addiction treatment center. The main priority is setting patients up with long term success in overcoming their drug and alcohol addictions. Many alcohol detox and rehab

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LGBTQ+ Drug Use Statistics & Solutions: Your Support Matters

2019-07-01T15:50:38-07:00July 3rd, 2019|

Compared to the rest of the population, drug use is much more prevalent in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. It is estimated that up to 30 percent of the LGBTQ+ abuse drugs. This higher rate of

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What to Know About Alcohol Detox in Orange County

2019-07-01T14:47:04-07:00July 2nd, 2019|

So, you’re ready to stop drinking. The first step is to detox your body from alcohol. It’s very important to not simply stop cold turkey-- the effects of withdrawal can end up being life-threatening. The good news is that there

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Dangers of Fentanyl: America’s Most Lethal Drug

2019-07-01T13:14:21-07:00July 1st, 2019|

Fentanyl is an extremely potent and addictive drug. Most fentanyl users are at high risk of overdose and mental health issues, as well as accompanying problems such as incarceration or homelessness. An overdose of fentanyl, like all opioids, may be

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How to Find a Non-Faith Support Group: Alternatives for AA

2019-06-28T16:22:41-07:00June 28th, 2019|

Joining a support group can be a crucial part of your recovery. Unfortunately, only 20 to 25 percent of those who attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or a similar group stick with it after their first meeting. This is likely because

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Asking the Right Questions: Costa Mesa Drug Rehab 

2019-06-26T12:55:17-07:00June 27th, 2019|

One of the first things you might notice when searching for a Costa Mesa drug rehab facility is the number of choices available to you. However, to find the right one, you must be prepared to as a few important

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Is Trazodone Addictive? Know the Pros & Cons

2019-06-26T12:00:12-07:00June 26th, 2019|

Although becoming addicted to Trazodone is not very common, it does still happen. Trazodone is commonly prescribed for depression, anxiety, and more recently to treat insomnia due to the drowsiness associated with it. However, the calming effects of prescription medication

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A Detailed Look at Yoga for Addiction Recovery

2019-06-24T19:33:27-07:00June 24th, 2019|

With the annual passing of International Yoga Day (June 21, 2019), it’s a potent time to take a look at yoga for personal health and healing. This includes yoga for addiction recovery. How Can Yoga Help Someone Overcome Addiction? Beyond

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Inpatient vs Outpatient Alcohol Rehab

2019-06-18T15:49:08-07:00June 20th, 2019|

Los Angeles Alcohol Rehab The journey to recovery is not one that should be faced alone. When overcoming alcoholism, there are many roadblocks along the way. Alcoholism is a crippling disease, and unfortunately, the rate of relapse is significantly high.

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5 Ways to Vacation Sober

2019-06-18T16:33:42-07:00June 19th, 2019|

Vacation Sober: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling Without Drugs or Alcohol  As the weather warms up, the summer vacation season is in full swing. It’s likely you are considering where to go on an alcohol-free vacation that won’t detour your

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