Your Guide to Inpatient Rehab

2019-03-18T21:24:41+00:00March 18th, 2019|

What is Inpatient Rehab? Inpatient drug rehab is a type of drug and alcohol addiction treatment. There are several ways to get treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. One of the best methods of treatment is inpatient rehab. Through inpatient

Finding the Courage to Go Back to Rehab After Relapse

2019-03-18T21:30:09+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Making the choice to go to rehab can be difficult, especially if you are deciding to return after a relapse. Having already been through treatment, you may be experiencing a lot of additional shame and guilt. You may also have

  • when your spouse enters rehab

How to Cope When Your Spouse Enters Rehab

2019-03-18T21:26:52+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Seeking treatment for addiction can seem like a hard decision when it happens to family and friends, but how do you deal when it is your spouse who is entering rehab? It can be hard to unpack all of the

  • teen drug use

Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want

Why Relapse Doesn’t Mean You Failed

2019-02-22T00:01:17+00:00January 28th, 2019|

A person who has never suffered from addiction can find it hard to understand a cycle of recovery and relapse.  Think about this, though.  Have you ever tried a diet for weight loss?  Many people lose weight, stop their diet,

When Families Face Addiction

2019-02-22T00:00:03+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment