What Does Krokodil Do?

What Does Krokodil Do?

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In 2013, several U.S. news outlets began reporting on the threat of a terrifying drug called krokodil that had made its way from Russia to our shores. One story called this substance “the world’s deadliest drug” 1 and referred to videos that showed its “flesh-eating” properties.” What does krokodil do that makes it so dangerous? […]

What Is Smoking Dabs All About?

What Is Smoking Dabs All About?

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You may have heard the term ‘smoking dabs’ and thought it had something to do with football player Cam Newton’s iconic arm/hand combo movements when he makes a great play. The truth is, though, when you hear about someone smoking dabs, you’re hearing them talk about using incredibly high concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. THC […]

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 […]

Orange County Addiction Rehab

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Welcome to Ocean Hills Recovery, a premier Orange County addiction rehab center providing comprehensive addiction treatment services to the Orange County community and beyond. Since our opening, our team of compassionate and competent mental health and addiction professionals has been helping clients on the road to recovery. What Is An Addiction? Addiction is a mental […]

Identifying The Signs Of Alcoholism

Identifying The Signs Of Alcoholism

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In the United States alone, over 14 million adults live with alcohol use disorder.[1] In a society where drinking is intrinsically tied to a multitude of social events and gatherings, it can be difficult to draw the line between frequent drinking and alcoholism. To learn about the signs of alcoholism and how to navigate this […]