Best Tips on How to Live a Sober Life

2019-08-16T17:50:24-07:00August 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

  • mom and child

Is Drug Addiction Genetic?

2019-08-14T17:04:01-07:00August 14th, 2019|

Tоdау, drug and alcohol addiction hаѕ bесоmе а сrіtісаl рrоblеm іn the wоrld. Agе dоеѕn't rеаllу dіffеrеntіаtе fоr уоu tо bесоmе аn аddісt, but the рrеvаlеnсе of уоuth аmоngѕt аddісtѕ іѕ а ѕаd rеаlіtу. Nаturаllу, а numbеr of thеоrіеѕ hаvе

  • how a man feels on meth

What is a Meth Psychosis and How Can It Be Treated?

2019-08-08T16:10:12-07:00August 8th, 2019|

Meth (the name of Methamphetamine) is a stimulant drug that has extreme effects on the central nervous system. It is highly addictive and can cause short-term as well as long-term damage to the mind and body. One of the common

  • inside the living room of a sober living home

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

  • man waiting by train

What Are the Symptoms of Xanax Withdrawal?

2019-08-02T10:34:57-07:00August 2nd, 2019|

Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin are all members of a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Also called "benzos" for short, these are drugs that exert specific effects on the body’s central nervous system. Traditionally, benzodiazepines were used to treat a variety

  • Los Angeles skyline

Addiction Treatment: Los Angeles County

2019-07-25T14:04:43-07:00July 25th, 2019|

If you struggle with an addiction and are looking for help in the Los Angeles area, you can find a treatment center today. The first step to recovery having a willingness to admit you have a problem and seek help.

  • holding hands

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

  • two people at a table drinking coffee in conversation

Is Tough Love with Drug Addiction ALWAYS the Answer?

2019-07-09T17:22:34-07:00July 8th, 2019|

Addiction is a challenging obstacle for any person to overcome. Often times, before an addicted individual decides to take the first steps towards treatment, the biggest impact is felt by the friends and family members of the drug addict. It's common to

  • blond woman at beach

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

  • lifeguard tower in huntington beach, ca

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

  • group of friends hugging

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

  • dad and child walking on beach

How to Cope As a Child of An Addict

2019-06-14T17:43:03-07:00June 14th, 2019|

Growing up with a parent who’s an addict can shape a person’s life in just about every way. Many times, the child of an addict can grow up to feel they never had a true childhood-- or perhaps they carried

Load More Posts