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 […]

A Paternal Look at Alcohol Consumption and Child Development

A Paternal Look at Alcohol Consumption and Child Development

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Warnings line alcohol bottles and packages detouring pregnant women from consuming the beverages. Research over the years has proven that an expecting mother’s consumption of alcohol can negatively affect the unborn child’s brain, spinal cord cells, and more. 1 But few studies have been conducted to reveal the effects of a father’s alcohol consumption and […]

Addiction Treatment Center Discusses the Dangers of COVID-19 and Addiction Disorders

The Dangers of COVID-19 and Addiction Disorders

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In the midst of this pandemic, there is a lot of talk about people who are more at risk for COVID-19 than others. Medical professionals encourage elderly people, people with underlying respiratory conditions like asthma, people with autoimmune diseases, and several others to be even more cautious than the average person regarding exposure. However, a […]

Do I Need Drug Detox California

Do I Need Drug Detox?

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The first step of drug addiction treatment is drug detox. California, and its many professional rehabilitation centers, is a leader in the process of eliminating the last traces of any substance from the body. Drug detox California is often one of the most dreaded periods for people who want to get clean. Many individuals may […]

The Problems with Self-Detox

The Problems with Self-Detox

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You may have reached a point in your addiction that has left you feeling sick, tired, and utterly lost. It is at this point that many people decide to quit using once and for all. The guilt and shame that often comes with addiction can cause you to resist seeking help and instead try on […]

Personality and Addiction: Is There a Connection

Personality and Addiction: Is There a Connection?

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Drug addiction affects millions of Americans each year. With such a staggering number of individuals experiencing addiction, one would think there was a correlation between personality type and the likelihood to develop addictive behaviors. The studies connecting personality and addiction can be conflicting. However, there are indisputably some common factors among people who are more […]

5 stages of addiction

What Are the Stages of Addiction?

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At what point does someone have a drug or alcohol addiction? The definition varies among individuals, but in general, professionals agree substance abuse becomes a problem when someone cannot control their consumption. There are stages of addiction a person goes through, which can lead to needing addiction treatment. Orange County, fortunately, has many top-rated rehabilitation […]