5 Common Causes of Addiction

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It’s crucial to understand that addiction is not simply a matter of weak willpower. Instead, it often has deep-rooted causes that need to be addressed for effective recovery. Let’s into the five common causes of addiction, shedding light on how they contribute to this complex issue. At Ocean Hills Recovery, we specialize in dual-diagnosis addiction […]

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How Does Addiction Impact Women?

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Anyone can struggle with addiction, and women are not immune to these struggles. In fact, the impacts of addiction on women can be more severe than on men. There are a number of factors including social, economic, and personal history that can contribute to a woman struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. Understanding how […]

stages of alcoholism

What Are the Stages of Alcoholism?

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While occasional drinking in most people is not a reason to become alarmed, uncontrolled and routine drinking can lead to alcoholism. The stages of alcoholism can be progressively detrimental to the human body. Understanding the effects of alcohol and the risks of addiction from alcohol abuse can be beneficial to those who actively drink and […]

How Addiction Impacts Your Life

How Addiction Impacts Your Life

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Addiction is a chronic medical disease that severely impacts the lives of those suffering from it. Unfortunately, the onset of addiction can’t be attributed to only one factor, with genetics, brain activity, environmental influences, and individual life experiences each playing a role and interacting. For an addict, the result is that the occasional use of […]

Drug And Alcohol Rehab In Orange County, California

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Welcome to Ocean Hills Recovery, a premier drug and alcohol rehab in Orange County, California. We provide comprehensive addiction treatment services to the Orange County community. Since our opening, our team of compassionate and competent mental health and addiction professionals helped patients recover.  What is an Addiction? Addiction is a mental health disorder affecting adults […]

What Does It Mean To Have A Dual Diagnosis?

What Does It Mean To Have A Dual Diagnosis?

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Of the millions of individuals struggling with drugs or alcohol, a significant number suffer from co-occurring mental health disorders. This condition is referred to as a dual diagnosis. Addressing both components simultaneously through a dual diagnosis treatment program ensures that individuals successfully achieve a healthy and fulfilling life of recovery. What is Dual Diagnosis? Dual […]

What Conditions Can Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers CA Help With

What Conditions Can Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers Help With?

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In the United States, as many as half of all substance abuse disorders are also accompanied by mental illness. [1] This means that screening for and treating those with a co-occurring condition is imperative for long-term sobriety and mental health. But just what conditions can dual diagnosis treatment centers CA help with? What Is A […]

Why Addiction is Misunderstood

Why Addiction is Misunderstood

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We’re a nation of people who like to believe we are capable of pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We think we can overcome enormous obstacles just through the sheer will of our intentions and hard work. So, when we hear about those who’ve succumbed to addiction, we may choose to tell ourselves that people […]

How Do I Know if I Need CA Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

How Do I Know if I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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When someone struggles with addiction and another mental health disorder, it’s called co-occurring disorders, or dual diagnosis. As surprising as it sounds, it may help to hear that you are far from alone. Approximately 9.2 million people in the United States deal with Dual Diagnosis. 1 Further, nearly 50% of individuals suffering from a singular […]