Support Mental Health and End the Stigma

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How can we make the world a place where everyone feels comfortable opening themselves up about their mental health? To support mental health is one small step each of us can take to help end its stigma and allow those who need help to ask for it. The prevailing adage, “It’s okay not to be okay,” […]

California Rehab Explains the Dangers of Meth Use

The Dangers of Meth Use

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Methamphetamine is an extremely potent and addictive drug that can quickly destroy a person’s health and livelihood. The dangers of meth are well-known and can affect a person’s mental, physical, and social well-being because of how addictive meth is. A single-use can lead to a serious addiction requiring a stay at a California rehab. It’s […]

Overdoses in Young Adults

Overdoses in Young Adults

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Substance abuse is on the rise among American teenagers and young adults. We live in a culture that heavily promotes binge drinking and partying. This promotes an exceedingly high level of mental illness. So it’s unsurprising there is a significant increase in overdoses in young adults. Vaping and marijuana use are at an all-time high […]

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers CA: Things to Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Things to Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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While exploring treatment options for substance use disorders, one of the most recommended suggestions is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). For the past 40 years, CBT has emerged as one of the strongest, evidence-supported forms of treatment for various mental health conditions. It has been an integral part of comprehensive programs found in dual diagnosis treatment […]

Combatting Loneliness in Recovery and Quarantine

Combatting Loneliness in Recovery and Quarantine

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Isolation is a key contributor to substance abuse relapse. In a time when quarantine is necessary, it’s vital to prioritize your mental and emotional wellbeing. The COVID-19 pandemic has far-reaching effects, and those in drug rehabilitation are no exception. Mix the inherent challenges of loneliness in recovery with the anxiety and uncertainty delivered with a […]

Guide to Getting Off Heroin with Heroin Rehab

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You might think that getting off heroin is a matter of simply avoiding heroin use for a couple of weeks until the worst of the withdrawal symptoms subside. After all, it’s the body aches, nausea, fever, and other acute symptoms of heroin withdrawal that most people fear. However, this notion is a dangerous misconception. People […]

The Stages of Alcoholism

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According to the most recently published report of the National Survey of Drug Use and Health (2019), 14.5 million people aged 12 or older suffer from an alcohol use disorder. [1] Alcohol treatment center California presents the characteristics and behaviors of the five stages of alcoholism. Since alcohol use is socially acceptable among the legal […]