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What is the Drug Rehab Process?

Many times, people are afraid of the rehab process, but fear of recovery is really fear of the unknown. To help with the common questions or concerns that an addict or a friend/family member of an addict may have, here is a very simplified chart of what the drug and alcohol rehab process looks like at Ocean Hills Recovery in Dana Point, California: 1. Intervention (if necessary) can start the process - to get you to the point where you decide to actually go to rehab. 2. Inpatient Detoxification - the process where your body gets used to not using drugs and/or alcohol. Withdrawal symptoms can be the scariest part, but a medically supervised and licensed staff such as the staff at Ocean Hills Recovery will make sure that your detox is as comfortable as possible so that you can begin to get better. 3. Inpatient Recovery...
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Trends, Benefits, Costs, and Recovery Statistics of Alcohol Rehab in California

One of the most respected groups on substance abuse in the United States is the SAMHSA. or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Part of their mission is to study trends in substance abuse, and their studies reveal that 21% of those who enter a public rehab facility are addicted to alcohol. Furthermore, although an estimated 23.6 million people in the U.S. have some form of dependence on alcohol, only 10% enter a rehab program, whether in an alcohol rehab California facility or elsewhere in the country. Even more staggering is the fact that minors as young as 12 years old have gone on alcohol binges either as a one-time incident or a recurring habit. Time and again it has been proven that people who abuse alcohol hurt not just themselves, but the people around them. In most cases those affected are family,...
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